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DIERX, Léon (1838 - 1912), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DIERX, Léon (1838 - 1912), Painter

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1838 or 1841, in La Réunion (French island in the Indian Ocean); died 1912, in Paris.

Painter. Landscapes.

Léon Dierx is known for the poetic quality of his work. He was a friend of both Vollard and Dr. Gachet and, even though he spent time moving in the same circles as the Impressionists, his landscapes demonstrate a style more

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