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DESCELLES, Paul (1851 - 1915), Painter, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DESCELLES, Paul (1851 - 1915), Painter, illustrator

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 22 March 1851, in Raon-l'Étape; died 1915, in St-Dié.

Painter, illustrator. Portraits, genre scenes.

Descelles studied under Louis Gratia, a portrait artist in area where he was born in Eastern France.

He produced many portraits, including those of Monseigneur Samois, the Comte de Chambrun, Monseigneur de Briey, Madame de Mirbeck, Mademoiselle Pulpin, Monsieur de Lesseux, then turned

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