Wednesday, October 24, 2012
French artist Andre Lhote 1885-1962
Andre Lhote (French artist, 1885-1962) L'Escale 1913
André Lhote, a French sculptor & painter, also taught & wrote about art. Lhote lectured extensively in France as well as Belgium, England, Italy, Egypt, & Brazil. His work was awarded with the Grand Prix National de Peinture in 1955. In 1962, the UNESCO commission for sculpture appointed Lhote president of the International Association of Painters, Engravers, & Sculptors. Lhote died in Paris in 1962.