George Papazov

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George Papazov (Papasoff, Georges) (Bulgarian: Георги Папазов) (2 February 1894, in Yambol – 23 April 1972, in Vence, Alpes-Maritimes) was a Bulgarian painter and writer. He became prominent in Paris, worked and died in France. Among the first surrealists, and an acquaintance of Joan Miró, Max Ernst and Pablo Picasso.


  • Paris – l'oeuvre et le destin des grands peintres (Paris, 1936)
  • Derain, mon copain (Paris, 1960)
  • Lettres a Derain (Paris, 1966)


  • Crespelle, Jean Paul, Montparnasse vivant, Paris, 1962
  • Krystev, Kiril, George Papazov, Sofia, 1973
  • Nakoff, A., Georges Pappasoff, Franc-tireur du Surrealisme, Brussels, 1973
  • Станчева, Румяна Л. Художникът Жорж Папазов като писател. Вербализация на сюрреалното. [Roumiana L. Stantcheva; the painter Georges Papazoff as a writer. Verbalization of surreal]. София: Колибри, 2014.


Papazov Island in Antarctica is named after George Papazov.[1]