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FIRMIN, Claude (1864 - 1944), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FIRMIN, Claude (1864 - 1944), Painter

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 18 February 1864, in Avignon; died 8 December 1944, in Avignon.

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes, local scenes, interiors with figures, landscapes.


[not available online]Claude Firmin studied under Léon Bonnat and at the École des Beaux-Arts in Avignon, where he later became a teacher, then the principal. He received an honourable mention in 1892.

He is best remembered

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