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GILL, André (1840 - 1885), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GILL, André (1840 - 1885), Painter, draughtsman

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 17 October 1840, in Paris; died 2 May 1885, in Paris.

Painter, draughtsman.

Gill was renowned for his spirited and bold caricatures published in Moon (Lune), Eclipse (Éclipse) and elsewhere. Most leading personalities from the end of the Second Empire and the beginning of the Third Republic were caricatured and lampooned by André Gill. He was also

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