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MÉRITE, Édouard Paul (1867 - 1941), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MÉRITE, Édouard Paul (1867 - 1941), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, sculptor

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 7 March 1867, in Le Neubourg; died 5 February 1941, in La Jonchère near Rueil-Malmaison.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, sculptor. Natural history (animals).

Mérite studied under Emmanuel Frémiet and Barrias. He was very closely associated with Aimé Morot and Jean-Léon Gérôme. As an explorer, he participated in several expeditions, notably in 1898-1899 in Sudan and in 1905

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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