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Chavignier, Louis

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI:
Chavignier, Louis

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1922, in Montboudif (Cantal); died 25 July 1972, in Clermont-Ferrand.


Having spent his childhood in the Auvergne region of France, after the Liberation Chavignier enrolled at the Paris École des Beaux-Arts where he frequented several studios. In 1952, he made his debut as a sculptor at the Salon des Réalités Nouvelles, the Salon de la Jeune Sculpture and at the Antwerp Biennale. Then he contributed works to the Zurich Exposition d'Art Français; the Paris Biennale and the Antwerp International Biennale of Sculpture in ...

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