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KREYDER, Alexis (1839 - 1912), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KREYDER, Alexis (1839 - 1912), Painter

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 21 October 1839, in Andlau (Lower Rhine); died 18 March 1912, in Paris.

Painter. Genre scenes, landscapes, still-lifes (including flowers/fruit).

[not available online]Alexis Kreyder studied under Louis Français and Eugène Laville. He enjoyed contrasting the downiness and bloom of fruit with the shininess of copper and ceramic in his still-lifes. He first exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1863.

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