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GÉRARD, Marguerite (1761 - 1837), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GÉRARD, Marguerite (1761 - 1837), Painter

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French, 18th – 19th century, female.

Born 28 January 1761, in Grasse; died 18 May 1837, in Paris.

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes.

She was a pupil of Fragonard, who was also her brother-in-law by marriage to her sister. She won a first-class medal in 1806. She exhibited at the Salon from 1799 to 1824. She was Fragonard's favourite collaborator. Marguerite Gérard produced a considerable number of

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