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BESSET, Cyrille (1864 - 1902), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BESSET, Cyrille (1864 - 1902), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1864, in St-Sernin-du-Plain; died December 1902, in Nice.

Painter. Genre scenes, landscapes.

The retrospective of Cyrille Besset's works at the Paris salon in 1903 led to an appreciation of the real talent of this artist, which was not recognised during his lifetime. He painted mainly landscapes of Provence and the Nice area.

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