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MAURIN, Charles (1856 - 1914), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MAURIN, Charles (1856 - 1914), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, engraver

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1 April 1856, in Le Puy; died 22 July 1914, in Paris.

Painter (gouache), watercolourist, pastellist, engraver. Allegorical subjects, figures, portraits, genre scenes.


Maurin's inspiration came from many sources, but his allegorical subjects are the most prominent of his works and place him in the contemporary Symbolist sphere of influence. Among his most ambitious works

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