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AMAS, Ernest Gaston (1869 - 1959), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AMAS, Ernest Gaston (1869 - 1959), Painter

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1 January 1869, in Landrecies; died 11 August 1959, in Landrecies.

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes, flowers.

He was a pupil of William Bouguereau and Luc-Olivier Merson at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français from 1889 onwards, became a Salon member, received an honourable mention in 1897, and was awarded a silver

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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