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MÉRIMÉE, Prosper (1803 - 1870), Painter, watercolourist, writer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MÉRIMÉE, Prosper (1803 - 1870), Painter, watercolourist, writer

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 28 September 1803, in Paris; died 23 September 1870, in Cannes.

Painter, watercolourist, writer. Genre scenes.

His father, the painter Léonor Mérimée, was the student of David and of Vincent, and was married to Anne Moreau, who was also a skilful painter and specialised in children's portraits; she not only knew how to get her models to keep still,

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