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LAPARRA, William Julien Émile Édouard (1873 - 1920), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LAPARRA, William Julien Émile Édouard (1873 - 1920), Painter

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 25 November 1873, in Bordeaux; died 5 September 1920, in Hecho.

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes, interiors with figures.

[not available online]A pupil of Jules Lefebvre, Bouguereau and Tony Robert-Fleury, William Laparra enjoyed a career as an official painter, sometimes making use of Symbolism but never sacrificing his talent and his ability for conveying expression in drawing. A member of

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