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Mondrian, Piet (Pieter Mondriaan) (1872–1944) Dutch painter, 

A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art

Ian Chilvers,

John Glaves-Smith

one of the most important figures in the development of *abstract art. He was born in Amersfoort, near Utrecht; his father (a strict Calvinist schoolteacher, described by a friend of Mondrian as ‘sententious, forbidding, and frankly disagreeable’) was an amateur artist and his uncle was a professional painter. Between ... ...

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