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OLIVIÉ, Léon (1833 - 1901), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
OLIVIÉ, Léon (1833 - 1901), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 4 October 1833, in Narbonne; died 1901, in Étretat.

Painter. Figures, portraits, genre scenes.

[not available online]Léon Olivié was a pupil of Léon Cogniet and Cœdès. He debuted at the Paris Salon in 1859.

Besides portraits, he also specialised in history painting.

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