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DESJEUX, Émilie (<i>born</i> 1861), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DESJEUX, Émilie (born 1861), Painter

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French, 19th century, female.

Born 9 October 1861, in Joigny.

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes.

Desjeux studied under Bouguereau, and became a member of the Artistes Français in 1884. She exhibited with this group, where she received an award with merit in 1898 and another award at the 1900 Exposition Universelle. She was a member of the Union des Femmes Peintres et Sculpteurs (Union of Women Painters and Sculptors).

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