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DESVALLIÈRES, George (1861 - 1950), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DESVALLIÈRES, George (1861 - 1950), Painter

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 14 March 1861, in Paris; died 5 October 1950, in Seine-Port.

Painter. Figure compositions, religious subjects. Murals.

[not available online] [not available online]George Desvallières was the great-grandson of the writer and academician Gabriel Legouvé, author of The Merit of Women. He received advice from Élie Delaunay and Gustave Moreau and studied the Italian masters closely. He painted

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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