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LE PETIT, Alfred-Marie (1876 - 1953), Painter, engraver, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LE PETIT, Alfred-Marie (1876 - 1953), Painter, engraver, illustrator

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 12 December 1876, in Fallencourt; died 1953, in La Frette-sur-Seine.

Painter, engraver, illustrator. Figures, genre scenes, landscapes, urban landscapes.

Alfred-Marie Le Petit was a pupil of Fernand Cormon and Léon Bonnat, and also received advice from Albert Lebourg. Early in his career he was attracted by Impressionism. Among the books he illustrated were Maupassant's On the Water (Sur

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