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MIRBEL, Lizinka Aimée Zoé de (1796 - 1849), Miniaturist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MIRBEL, Lizinka Aimée Zoé de (1796 - 1849), Miniaturist

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French, 19th century, female.

Born 26 July 1796, in Cherbourg; died 29 August 1849, in Paris.


The daughter of a penniless naval officer, Aimée-Zoë Rue trained at the studio of the French miniaturist Jean-Baptiste Augustin. Through well-connected friends, she obtained a commission to paint the portrait of the Bourbon king Louis XVIII, and enjoyed great success at the Salon with this, and portraits of eleven

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