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LELÉE, Léopold (1872 - 1947), Painter, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LELÉE, Léopold (1872 - 1947), Painter, illustrator

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 13 December 1872, in Chemazé, Brittany; died 26 June 1947, in Arles.

Painter, illustrator. Figures, local scenes.

Léopold Lelée, a pupil of Lechevallier, Chevignard and Charles Genuys, initially painted animals, but stopped in 1902. He made at that time a short study stay in Arles, a town that so impressed him that he finally settled there marrying a

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