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CROCHEPIERRE, André Antoine (1860 - 1937), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CROCHEPIERRE, André Antoine (1860 - 1937), Painter

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1860, in Villeneuve-sur-Lot; died 1937.

Painter. Figures, portraits, landscapes, still-lifes.

André Antoine Crochepierre was a pupil of Pierre Léopold Philipes in Villeneuve-sur-Lot and William Bouguereau in Paris. He painted the large canvases hanging in the council chamber of the town hall in Villeneuve-sur-Lot. His work reflects his admiration for the 17th-century Dutch masters in its technique, style and light effects,

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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