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GIRIN, David Eugène (1848 - 1917), Painter, pastellist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GIRIN, David Eugène (1848 - 1917), Painter, pastellist, draughtsman

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 23 December 1848, in Lyons; died 16 December 1917, in Lyons.

Painter, pastellist, draughtsman. Genre scenes, figures, portraits, landscapes.

[not available online]Girin studied at the École des Beaux-Arts, Lyons, entering the studio of Joseph Benoît Guichard in 1864. He exhibited at the Salon de Lyons from 1870. Among his paintings are: Public Garden; On the Lake of

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