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GUILLEMIN, Alexandre Marie (1817 - 1880), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GUILLEMIN, Alexandre Marie (1817 - 1880), Painter, watercolourist

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 15 October 1817, in Paris; died 24 October 1880, in Bois-le-Roi.

Painter, watercolourist. Genre scenes.

A pupil of Baron Gros, Alexandre Guillemin exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1840, winning medals in 1841 and 1845. He was given the Légion d'Honneur in 1861.

Guillemin painted many pictures reflecting peasant life, as well as bourgeois life of the time, particularly in

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