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Edouard Léon Théodore Mesens

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Credit for this entry to:
Jean-Michel Pochet

Edouard Léon Théodore Mesens

Person   Born 27/11/1903 Died 1971

Categories: Art, Literature

Surrealist. Jean-Michel Pochet tells us that in "Don't tell Sybill", Heinemann, 1997, George Melly provides the following information:
Mesens worked in London and edited "London Bulletin". Between 1936 and 1950 he exhibited Magritte, Dali, Delvaux, Chirico, Ernst, Miro, etc. In October 1932, at the bankruptcy of The Centaur Gallery, Mesens made his name (and his fortune?) by buying 150 Magritte paintings.

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Mesens at rue de la Grand Ile

Here was born, 27 November 1903, Edouard Léon Théodore MESENS (1903 - 1971) ...

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