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MATHIEU, Oscar Pierre (1845 - 1881), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MATHIEU, Oscar Pierre (1845 - 1881), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1845, in St-Jean-de-Fos (Hérault); died 1881.

Painter. History painting, portraits. Murals.

A student of Ange Tissier, Léon Cogniet and Alexandre Cabanel, he featured at the Paris Salon from 1864 to 1881, and he received a prize at the 1875 exhibition. He painted the ceiling of the wedding room at the town hall in Clichy, the medallions and the over-lintels representing love

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