(1895 - 1986)
Georges Halbout was active/lived in France, Algeria. Georges Halbout is known for bronze figure sculpture, portrait drawing and painting.
Biography Georges Halbout
Son of Ernest Halbout, a jeweler in the Buttes-Chaumont district in Paris, Georges Halbout was a pupil of the Germain Pilon school (later the School of Applied Arts in Industry) and then of the Ecole des Arts Décoratifs. He was a civilian prisoner of war on the eve of the First World War, and he painted portraits of his comrades in Germany in captivity. He was released and placed under house arrest in Switzerland in 1916.
Interpreter to the American Army in 1918, he entered the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He was admitted to Jean Boucher's studio for six years and shared his studio with Paul Belmondo (Parc Montsouris)
In 1920 he obtained the Blumenthal Prize and the Abd-el-Tif Prize in 1928. He settled in Algeria in Bouzarea
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