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CAMOREYT, Jacques Marie Omer - Painter, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CAMOREYT, Jacques Marie Omer - Painter, illustrator

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born in Lectoure (Gers).

Painter, illustrator. Genre scenes, seascapes.

Camoreyt studied under Léon Bonnat, Fernand Cormon and Albert Maignan. He exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français (of which he later became a member) and was awarded medals in 1899, 1900 and 1905. He illustrated Pierre Loti's Ramuntcho and Anatole France's The Gods are Athirst (Les Dieux Ont Soif).


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