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LEROUX, Louis Hector (1829 - 1900), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LEROUX, Louis Hector (1829 - 1900), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 27 December 1829, in Verdun (Meuse); died 11 November 1900, in Angers.

Painter. History painting, genre scenes.

Louis Hector Leroux was a pupil of François Édouard Picot. He entered the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris in 1849 and was awarded the second prize in the Prix de Rome in 1857. He made his debut at the Salon de Paris in 1863

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