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Japy, Louis Aimé

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI:
Japy, Louis Aimé

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1840, in Berne (Doubs); died 17 January 1916, in Paris.

Painter. Genre scenes, landscapes.

Louis Aimé Japy studied under Français and under Corot. Early in his career he painted subjects in Italy, but he mostly painted scenes in France, especially in the Jura and the Doubs. He began to show work at the Paris Salon in 1864, and won a medal in 1870 and a second-class medal in 1873. He became a member of the Société des Artistes Français in 1883, won silver medals at the ...

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