Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Victor Nicolas

Victor Edmond Nicolas (1906 –1979) was a French sculptor.
Nicolas was married to sculptor Josette Behar (1911–2011) with whom he had a son, Nicolas Vincent (1934–2009).
He set up his studio in Montmeyan, in the former chapel of the Holy Spirit, in 1934. Nicolas created many monuments in the departments of Var and Alpes-Maritimes and also created various busts.
He started painting in 1953; which were exhibited on several occasions in Artignosc-sur-Verdon and Draguignan between 1955 and 1957.
Appointed professor of drawing at the École des beaux-arts of Toulon in 1956 and taught there until the age of retirement in 1976. He died in a road accident in Montmeyan.

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