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MÉRYON, Charles (1821 - 1868), Pastellist, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MÉRYON, Charles (1821 - 1868), Pastellist, draughtsman, engraver

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 23 November 1821, in Paris; died 13 February 1868, in Charenton.

Pastellist, draughtsman, engraver (burin/etching/dry-point). Figures, portraits, landscapes, urban landscapes, architectural views, fishing scenes, seascapes, ruins, animals.

[not available online] [not available online] [not available online]The natural son of Charles Lewis Méryon, an English doctor, and the dancer Narcisse Chaspaux, who died in 1837 after a period of madness, Méryon

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