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MEURET, François (1800 - 1887), Painter, miniaturist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MEURET, François (1800 - 1887), Painter, miniaturist

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French, 19th century, male.

Born March 1800, in Nantes; died 15 July 1887, in Beaumont-le-Roger (Eure).

Painter, miniaturist. Portraits.

A student of Aubry, he was painter to Louis-Philippe and the Orléans family. He featured at the Paris Salon between 1822 and 1852, winning a second-class medal in 1827 and a first-class medal in 1843. He was made a Chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur in 1864.

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