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 Georges Braque  (1882 - 1963)

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Lived/Active: France      Known for: cubist interior and still-life painting, collage, lithography

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BIOGRAPHY for Georges Braque
1882 (Argenteuil-sur-Seine, France)
1963 (Paris, France )


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cubist interior and still-life painting, collage, lithography

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The following was written and submitted by Jean Ershler Schatz, artist and researcher from Laguna Woods, California.

Georges Braque was born on May 13, 1882 in Argenteuil, France, where his parents ran a paint shop. He was brought up in Le Havre. His father was a house painter at that time, and he encouraged the boy's attempts to draw.  Georges also took music lessons from Raoul Dufy's flutist brother, Pierre, which resulted in Braque's continuous love of music; he played s (showing 500 of 17416 characters).

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