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LEMAITRE, Léon Jules (1850 - 1905), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LEMAITRE, Léon Jules (1850 - 1905), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 14 October 1850, in Longueville (Seine-Maritime); died 1905.

Painter. Genre scenes, urban landscapes, landscapes.

[not available online]A lawyer's clerk but drawn to art, Léon Lemaitre entered the Académie de Peinture run by Gustave Morin before going to the École des Beaux-Arts de Paris in 1873. An outdoor painter, he belonged to the Rouen School which worked in an Impressionist style. He is

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