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LAURENS, Jean-Paul (1838 - 1921), Painter, watercolourist, sculptor, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LAURENS, Jean-Paul (1838 - 1921), Painter, watercolourist, sculptor, illustrator

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 28 or 30 March 1838, in Fourquevoux (Haute-Garonne); died 23 March 1921, in Paris.

Painter, watercolourist, sculptor, illustrator. Religious subjects, portraits, landscapes. Designs for tapestries.

[not available online] [not available online]In spite of very deprived circumstances, Jean-Paul Laurens showed from the earliest age exceptional draftsmanship and the determination to paint against serious odds. His efforts

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