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AUBURTIN, Jean Francis (1866 - 1930), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AUBURTIN, Jean Francis (1866 - 1930), Painter, watercolourist

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 2 December 1866, in Paris; died 1930.

Painter, watercolourist. History painting, genre scenes, landscapes.


Jean Francis Auburtin was a pupil of Puvis de Chavannes, whose influence can be seen in his work.

Auburtin painted genre subjects, landscapes, seascapes and fishing subjects, but most of all enjoyed painting mythological subjects, with nymphs, women and swans, or mermaids. These

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