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LUMINAIS, Evariste Vital (1821 - 1896), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LUMINAIS, Evariste Vital (1821 - 1896), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 14 December 1821, in Nantes; died 1896, in Paris.

Painter. History painting, genre scenes, hunting scenes.


[not available online]A student of L. Cogniet and of Troyon, he first exhibited at the Salon in 1843 and he continued to exhibit very regularly and on a yearly basis with hunting scenes, animal pictures and sometimes genre canvases. Winning medals at the

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