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LA VILLETTE, Élodie (1848 - 1917), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LA VILLETTE, Élodie (1848 - 1917), Painter

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French, 19th century, female.

Born 12 April 1848, in Strasbourg; died 1917, in St-Pierre-Quiberon (Morbihan).

Painter. Landscapes, seascapes.

La Villette studied under the seascape painter Ernest Coroller, worked in Dubois' studio and met Corot. In 1888 she moved to the Quibéron peninsula. She was the sister of Caroline Espinet. La Villette exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français, receiving a third-class medal in 1875. She became

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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