Reference Entry

MOREL-RETZ, Louis Pierre Gabriel Bernard (1825 - 1899), Painter, watercolourist, caricaturist, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MOREL-RETZ, Louis Pierre Gabriel Bernard (1825 - 1899), Painter, watercolourist, caricaturist, engraver

Show Summary Details

Preview

French, 19th century, male.

Born 3 June 1825, in Dijon; died 5 September 1899, in Dijon.

Painter, watercolourist, caricaturist, engraver. Portraits, genre scenes.

A pupil of Gleyre, Morel-Retz exhibited mostly watercolours at the Paris Salon in 1857, 1864 and 1865; around the same period, he published etchings with Cadart, notably an Italian market scene (1865). Possibly disillusioned by his lack of success as

Reference Entry.  146 words. 

Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.