Yves Tanguy

1900–1955

Yves Tanguy, ‘Azure Day’ 1937
Azure Day 1937
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Biography

Raymond Georges Yves Tanguy (January 5, 1900 – January 15, 1955), known as Yves Tanguy, was a French surrealist painter.

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