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MERSON, Luc Olivier (1846 - 1920), Painter, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MERSON, Luc Olivier (1846 - 1920), Painter, illustrator

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 21 May 1846, in Paris; died 14 November 1920.

Painter, illustrator. Allegorical subjects. Murals, designs for stained glass, tapestries.

[not available online] [not available online]Merson, the son of the painter and art critic Charles-Olivier Merson, signed himself Luc Olivier-Merson. He studied under Charles Chassevent and Isidore Pils. He entered the Institut in 1892, and was appointed professor

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