Artist Biography — Académie Royale des Beaux-arts

René Carcan / Outstanding painter

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**René Carcan** René Carcan is a Belgian painter and engraver born on May 25, 1925 and died in 1993. He co-founded the Cap d'Encre circle. We owe him many engravings. He studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Brussels and for several years with the painter Leon Devos and the sculptor G. Jacobs. He spent many years in Italy as a UNESCO Fellow in Rome, Florence and Paris, where he perfected his engraving technique at the studio of master Johnny Friedlaender.Tuscany and Etruria will become one of his main sources of inspiration. Back in Brussels, it is at...

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