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BARILLOT, Léon (1844 - 1929), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BARILLOT, Léon (1844 - 1929), Painter

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 11 October 1844, in Montigny-les-Metz; died 1929, in Metz.

Painter. Landscapes, animals.

[not available online]Léon Barillot's father owned a wallpaper factory in Metz and his first job was designing new patterns. Wishing to study art, he went to Paris in 1869, the year in which he first took part in the Salon. When the Franco-Prussian War broke out in

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