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GRIVOLAS, Pierre (1824 - 1905), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GRIVOLAS, Pierre (1824 - 1905), Painter, watercolourist

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1824, in Avignon; died 1905.

Painter, watercolourist. Religious subjects, figures, portraits, scenes with figures, market scenes, genre scenes, landscapes.

Pupil with Charles Comte. Grivolas taught at the École des Beaux-Arts in Avignon, then became director in 1878. He exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1864 to 1882. He was one of the first open-air artists in Provence; a number of his

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