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BENOIST, Marie Guilhelmine (1768 - 1826), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BENOIST, Marie Guilhelmine (1768 - 1826), Painter

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French, 18th – 19th century, female.

Born 1768, in Paris; died 7 October 1826, in Paris.

Painter. History painting, genre scenes.

She was a pupil of Madame Vigée-Lebrun and David. For the Salon of 1791 she exhibited, for the first time, Psyche Bids Farewell to her Family, Clarissa Harlowe, and Innocent Girl Caught between Vice and Virtue. The Louvre has her Portrait of

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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