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Dewasne, Jean

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00050814
Dewasne, Jean

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 21 May 1921, in Hellemmes-Lille; died 24 July 1999, in Paris.

Painter, sculptor, lithographer.

After a pointilliste phase in his late teens, Dewasne produced his first abstract paintings in around 1942. By 1945, along with painters such as Hartung, De Staël, Schneider, Poliakoff and Deyrolle, he was creating Post-Cubist work. From ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Prints and Printmaking ; Sculpture and Carving ; 20th-Century Art

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