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Simone de Virgile

 (born 1917)
Simone de Virgile is active/lives in New York, California / France.  Simone de Virgile is known for abstract painting and sculpture.

Artist with self-portrait, 2009

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Simone de Virgile was born Simone Binon in Milon La Chepelle, France in 1917, to an artistic family.  Her father, Georges Binon, was a concert violinist and her mother, Suzanne Binon (nee Raingo), was a classical pianist, and a niece by marriage to the French painter Claude Monet.

Simone chose to paint and sculpt during her career under the name of "de Virgile," which was her grandmother's maiden name.

In 1935, she began to study painting at the Atelier of Morgan Russell who was the co-founder of Syncromism in Paris with Stanton Macdonald-Wright in 1913.  His influence on her work can be clearly seen in both her brightly colored abstract paintings and three-dimensional abstract sculptures, which she c   ...  Displaying 750 of 1714 characters.

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Abstract Musical Composition, oil on canvas, 24" x 30", c. 1970
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