Landscapes | Etchings by Gisèle Celan-Lestrange, 1927-1991

Gisele Lestrange and Paul Celan 

Gisele Lestrange

Born in Paris, she studied drawing and painting at the Académie Julian in Paris from 1945 to 1949, and then etching 
at the Atelier Friedlaender, in Paris, from 1954 to 1957. She became a well-known engraver, working for the atelier 
Lacourière-Frélaut in Paris. On 21 December 1952 she married the poet Paul Celan.

As a graphic artist, she illustrated the works of a number of well-known poets. Many of her works are linked to the 
poems of Paul Celan.

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