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Lurçat, 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.B00112749
Lurçat, Jean

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1 July 1892, in Bruyères (Vosges); died 6 January 1966, in St-Paul-de-Vence.

Painter (including gouache), engraver, lithographer, illustrator, potter. Designs for tapestries.

Association des écrivains et des artistes révolutionnaires (AEAR, Association of Revolutionary Writers and Artists).

Jean Lurçat studied medicine before changing to art. He was taught by Victor Prouvé in Nancy, and the engraver and illustrator Bernard Naudin. After settling in Paris he briefly studied at the École des Beaux-Arts before attending the Académie Colarossi. He founded the review ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Book Arts and Illustration ; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass ; Prints and Printmaking ; 20th-Century Art

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