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LESSIEUX, Ernest Louis (1848 - 1925), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LESSIEUX, Ernest Louis (1848 - 1925), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 3 August 1848, in La Rochelle; died 4 January 1925, in Menton.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman (charcoal). Local scenes, landscapes.

Orientalism.

Ernest Louis Lessieux, a pupil of the École Municipale in Nantes, was a teacher of drawing at the lycée in Rochefort. Best known for his charcoal drawings, he exhibited at the Salon from 1878. He also drew

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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