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HERSENT, Louise Marie Jeanne (1784 - 1862), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HERSENT, Louise Marie Jeanne (1784 - 1862), Painter

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French, 19th century, female.

Born 7 March 1784, in Paris; died 7 January 1862, in Paris.

Painter. History painting, portraits.

Hersent was a pupil of both Meynier and of her husband, Louis Hersent. She exhibited at the Salon from 1810 to 1824, obtaining first-class medals in 1817 and 1819. Tardieu engraved several of her works.

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