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DEMONT, Adrien Louis (1851 - 1928), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DEMONT, Adrien Louis (1851 - 1928), Painter

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 25 October 1851, in Douai; died 25 October 1928, in Wissant.

Painter. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, genre scenes, landscapes, animals.


[not available online]Before becoming a painter, Adrien Demont had studied law at Douai. He the switched to art and studied first under Émile Breton, then under Jules Breton, whose daughter he married.

Living among the wild, hard

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