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BESSON, Jules Gustave (<i>born</i> 1868), Painter, pastellist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BESSON, Jules Gustave (born 1868), Painter, pastellist

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1 August 1868, in Paris.

Painter, pastellist. Figure compositions, allegorical subjects, religious subjects, figures, genre scenes. Wall decorations.

Jules Gustave Besson studied under Alexandre Cabanel, Élie Delaunay and Gustave Moreau at the Paris École des Beaux-Arts where he won a number of awards. He exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français de Paris of which he was a member

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