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LAURENT, Ernest Joseph (1859 - 1929), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LAURENT, Ernest Joseph (1859 - 1929), Painter

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 8 June 1859, in Gentilly; died 1929, in Bièvres.

Painter. Figures, portraits, landscapes.

[not available online] [not available online]Ernest Joseph Laurent studied under Hévert, Lehman and Luc-Olivier Merson. He was a childhood friend of Seurat and used Pointillism to create a blurred effect. His portraits were well regarded. He gained an honourable mention at the Salon des Artistes Français

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