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JANIN, Louise (1893 - 1997), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
JANIN, Louise (1893 - 1997), Painter

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American, 20th century, female.

Active from 1924 also active in France.

Born 1893, in Durham (New Hampshire); died 1997, in France.


Symbolism, Musicalism (the attempt to interpret music in painting).

Les Artistes Musicalistes.

Louise Janin spent the early part of her life in San Francisco surrounded by the rich collection of Chinese art put together by her father. A long trip through Asia also

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