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DEMONT-BRETON, Virginie (1859 - 1935), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DEMONT-BRETON, Virginie (1859 - 1935), Painter

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French, 19th – 20th century, female.

Born 26 July 1859, in Courrières; died 1935, in Wissant.

Painter. Religious subjects, genre scenes, landscapes.

[not available online] [not available online]Virginie Demont-Breton was the daughter of Jules Breton and studied under her father. She married the painter Adrien Demont. She is particularly known as a painter of the domestic life of fishermen's families. Her works include: Bread; The Twins;

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