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 (do͞o-bə-fā′, dü-bü-fĕ′), Jean 1901-1985.
French artist who championed art brut or "raw art," the work of untrained artists such as children, prisoners, or psychiatric patients with psychosis.


(French dybyfɛ)
(Biography) Jean (ʒɑ̃). 1901–85, French painter, inspired by graffiti and the untrained art of children and psychotics


(ˌdu bəˈfeɪ, ˌdyu-)

Jean (zhä n), 1901–85, French painter.
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