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Plantu

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00203063
Plantu

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French, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 23 March 1951, in Paris.

Newspaper cartoonist, humorist, painter, lithographer, sculptor.

Plantu gave up the study of medicine in 1971 to follow a course of study in drawing at the École des Arts Saint-Luc, Brussels, which was founded by Hergé. The following year, he published his first cartoon in the newspaper ...

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

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