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GRÉVIN, Alfred (1827 - 1892), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GRÉVIN, Alfred (1827 - 1892), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1827, in Épineuil (Yonne); died 1892, in St-Mandé (Val-de-Marne).

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator. Figures, scenes with figures. Stage costumes.

Employed on the railway at Lyons, Grévin started on the Journal Amusant and on the Petit Journal pour Rire, in 1859. He enjoyed enormous success and always included plenty of fun and spirit in his drawings.

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