Artist Biography — Johnny Friedlaender

Brigitte Coudrain / French artist

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**Brigitte Coudrain** Brigitte Coudrain, born in 1934, in Paris, is a French artist. She will be a student of Johnny Friedlaender (which she will become the companion) in the workshop of which she learns the techniques of engraving. A talented watercolourist, the artist took part in the great biennales of engravings in 1958 (Ljubljana, Grenchen, Biella, Salon de Mai), events that bring together the best works of contemporary young engravers of the world. In 1959, she won an award in the Premier Biennale of Paris and in 1974, a Jury Prize at the International Exhibition in Mulhouse. Anyway, Brigitte Coudrain...

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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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