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CARPENTIER, Madeleine (<i>born</i> 1865), Painter, pastellist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CARPENTIER, Madeleine (born 1865), Painter, pastellist

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French, 19th – 20th century, female.

Born 1865, in Paris.

Painter, pastellist. Genre scenes, portraits, still-lifes, flowers.

[not available online]Madeleine Carpentier studied initially under Adrien Bonnefoy, then at the Académie Julian under Jules Lefebvre and Benjamin Constant. She painted principally still-lifes of fruit and flowers, but also genre compositions, often in pastels but always in soft, mother-of-pearl-like colours.

From 1885, Carpentier exhibited her work at the Salon

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