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Ozenfant, Amédée

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00134447
Ozenfant, Amédée

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 15 April 1886, in St-Quentin (Aisne); died 4 May 1966, in Cannes.

Painter. Landscapes, still-lifes.

Purism.

Amédée Ozenfant studied classical art in Spain. When he returned to St-Quentin he studied drawing at the École Quentin-de-la-Tour in 1904. He went to Paris in 1906 with the initial intention of studying architecture. He then studied under Cottet, Jaques Émile Blanche and Georges Desvallières with fellow students La Fresnaye and Segonzac at the Académie de La Palette....

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Subjects: Painting ; 20th-Century Art

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