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LE MARE, Georges (1866 - 1942), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LE MARE, Georges (1866 - 1942), Painter

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1866, in Coutances, Normandy; died 1942, in Tunis.

Painter. Scenes with figures, local scenes. Murals.

Orientalism.

In 1890 Georges Le Mare went to Tunisia, where, with the Inspector of Fine Arts, he took part in archeological digs in the north and south, making on-the-spot sketches. From 1900 to 1905 he improved his drawing skills with Marcel Baschet

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