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COSTE, Numa (1843 - 1907), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COSTE, Numa (1843 - 1907), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1843, in Aix-en-Provence; died 1907.

Painter. Still-lifes.

He was a notary's clerk and then a sergeant cadet in the civil service, but resigned after a large inheritance that allowed him to settle in his home town, where he contributed to the production of numerous historical and literary publications, and edited works on art. He corresponded regularly with Émile Zola on topics that

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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