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GUILLON-LETHIÈRE, Guillaume (1760 - 1832), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GUILLON-LETHIÈRE, Guillaume (1760 - 1832), Painter

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 10 January 1760, in St-Anne (Guadeloupe); died 21 April 1832, in Paris.

Painter. Historical subjects, religious subjects, mythological subjects.

Born illegitimate, this artist changed his name to Letiers and later to Léthière. He arrived in Paris as a very young man and studied under Gabriel François Doyen. He entered the Prix de Rome in 1874, and as a result

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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