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MÉRIMÉE, Jean François Léonor (1757 - 1836), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MÉRIMÉE, Jean François Léonor (1757 - 1836), Painter

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 8 September 1757, in Broglie; died 27 September 1836, in Paris.

Painter. Mythological subjects, figures, portraits.

Jean Mérimée was the father of the great French writer Prosper Mérimée. He entered the school of the Académie Royale, on 2 October 1778, where he remained until 1783, the pupil of Doyen and Vincent in turn. He won a second prize for

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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