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DESLIENS, Cécile (1853 - 1937), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DESLIENS, Cécile (1853 - 1937), Painter

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French, 19th – 20th century, female.

Born 1853, in Chavenon; died 1937.

Painter. Portraits, still-lifes, flowers.

Cécile Desliens studied under Hector Leroux. She worked very close to her sister Marie Desliens and as a result their styles are very similar.

Besides still-lifes, portraits and flowers, they painted ample floral compositions against backgrounds that were usually neutral.

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