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FAIVRE, Abel (1867 - 1945), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FAIVRE, Abel (1867 - 1945), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 30 March 1867, in Lyons; died August 1945.

Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman, illustrator. Genre scenes, portraits, figures, nudes, interiors, still-lifes (fruit). Humorous cartoons.

Abel Faivre was a pupil of Jean-Baptiste Poncet at the École des Beaux-Arts, Lyons, which he entered in 1886, and then of Benjamin-Constant and Jules Lefebvre in Paris. He also received advice

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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