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PESLIN, Flavien Louis (1847 - 1905), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PESLIN, Flavien Louis (1847 - 1905), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1847, in Brest (Finistère); died 1905, in Vannes (Morbihan).

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes, still-lifes.

Flavien Louis Peslin was a pupil of Alexandre Cabanel at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He later settled in Pont-Aven. Peslin exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1870. He painted mainly market places and interiors of inns and took his inspiration from Brittany.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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