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CAIN, Georges Jules Auguste (1856 - 1919), Painter, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CAIN, Georges Jules Auguste (1856 - 1919), Painter, illustrator

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 14 April 1856, in Paris; died 4 March 1919, in Paris.

Painter, illustrator. History painting, figure compositions, genre scenes.

Son of the sculptor Auguste Nicolas Cain and pupil of Cabanel, Vilbert and Edouard Detaille, Georges Cain exhibited on a regular basis at the Paris Salon between 1878 and 1900, receiving an honourable mention in 1881. He was awarded

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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