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PERRIN, Émile César Victor (1814 - 1885), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PERRIN, Émile César Victor (1814 - 1885), Painter, watercolourist

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 19 January 1814, in Rouen; died 8 October 1885, in Paris.

Painter, watercolourist. Genre scenes.

Émile Perrin studied under Baron Gros and Paul Delaroche. For Perrin, painting was only a secondary occupation, as he was also an art, drama and music critic. He was director of the Opéra-Comique in Paris from 1848 to 1857, of the Théâtre Lyrique in 1854,

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