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MERIJON, Olivier (<i>born</i> 1951), Painter, pastellist, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MERIJON, Olivier (born 1951), Painter, pastellist, engraver, draughtsman

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French, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 5 June 1951, in Versailles.

Painter, pastellist, engraver, draughtsman, illustrator. Landscapes, seascapes.

Olivier Merijon is self-taught. He lays broad flat tints with a knife, adding fine brush strokes and working his materials to achieve the light and atmosphere of a sky, of the sea, of a field. His landscapes have become more sparse over the years. He

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