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EMPERAIRE, Achille (1829 - 1898), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
EMPERAIRE, Achille (1829 - 1898), Painter, draughtsman

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1829, in Aix-en-Provence; died 1898.

Painter, draughtsman. Nudes.

A pupil of Thomas Couture in Paris, Achille Emperaire was also one of Cézanne's favourite models while at the same time pursuing a career as a painter in his own right.

A declared admirer of Titian, he was unable to embrace later techniques. His life drawings reveal the voluptuous forms that are so

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