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LECLERC, Léon (1866 - 1930), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LECLERC, Léon (1866 - 1930), Painter, watercolourist

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1866, in Honfleur; died 1930.

Painter, watercolourist. Interiors with figures, landscapes, townscapes, harbour scenes, seascapes.

On Alexandre Dubourg's advice, Léon Leclerc took lessons at the École des Beaux-Arts first in Le Havre and then in Paris. In 1888 he returned to Honfleur for good; there, he started teaching art at a secondary school and later became director of the

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