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ASSIRE, Gustave (<i>born</i> 1870), Painter, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ASSIRE, Gustave (born 1870), Painter, illustrator

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 31 October 1870, in Angers.

Painter, illustrator. Genre scenes, landscapes.

Gustave Assire was a pupil of Benjamin Constant, Jean-Paul Laurens, Fernand Cormon and Gustave Moreau at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. From 1900 onward he exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français and then at the Salon d'Automne. His book illustrations included works by Verlaine and Musset.

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