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BILLET, Pierre (1837 - 1922), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BILLET, Pierre (1837 - 1922), Painter, engraver

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born November 1837, in Cantin (Nord); died 1922.

Painter, engraver. Genre scenes, landscapes.

[not available online] [not available online]Billet studied under Jules and Émile Breton and made his début as an artist at the 1867 Salon. He won a third-class medal in 1873 and a second-class medal the following year. He enjoyed painting scenes of peasant life. In addition, he

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