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MENN, Barthélemy (1815 - 1893), Painter, watercolourist, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MENN, Barthélemy (1815 - 1893), Painter, watercolourist, engraver

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Swiss, 19th century, male.

Born 20 May 1815, in Geneva; died 13 October 1893, in Geneva.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver. Figures, landscapes, landscapes with figures.

Barthélemy Menn studied first with the painter Jean Du Bois, then with Constantin de Dorcière and Léonard Lagardon, and it is thought to have been Lagardon who advised him to go to Paris in 1833 to study with Ingres. After

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