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LELONG, René (1871 - 1933), Painter, watercolourist, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LELONG, René (1871 - 1933), Painter, watercolourist, illustrator

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1 April 1871, in Arrou near Chartres; died 7 August 1933, in Blois.

Painter, watercolourist, illustrator. Figures, landscapes with figures, flowers.

René Lelong painted women, landscapes with figures and racecourse scenes. He also illustrated many books including: Peints par eux-même by Paul Hervieu (1907); Braves Gens by Jean Richepin (1909);

Ballet contemporain by V. Sletlow (1912); Jacques

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