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PONTHIER DE CHAMAILLARD, Ernest Henri (1862 - 1930), Painter, sculptor, watercolourist, pastellist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PONTHIER DE CHAMAILLARD, Ernest Henri (1862 - 1930), Painter, sculptor, watercolourist, pastellist

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1862, in Quimper; died 1930, in Paris.

Painter, sculptor, watercolourist, pastellist. Figures, landscapes, waterscapes, seascapes, genre scenes, village views, architectural views.

School of Pont-Aven.

Ponthier de Chamaillard was a solicitor in Chateaulin who painted as an amateur, until he met Paul Gauguin who encouraged him to abandon the law and become a full-time artist. Together with Gauguin,

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