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MOYNET, Jean-Pierre (1819 - 1876), Painter, decorative designer, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MOYNET, Jean-Pierre (1819 - 1876), Painter, decorative designer, lithographer

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French, 19th century, male.

Born April 1819, in Paris; died 1876, in Paris.

Painter, decorative designer, lithographer. Genre scenes, landscapes, architectural views.

A pupil of Cogniet and Julien Gré, Moynet travelled to Russia with Alexandre Dumas the Elder in 1858. He exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1848 to 1874. His lively, picturesque drawings of his Russian journey were reproduced for the first time

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