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PETIT, Léonce Justin Alexandre (1839 - 1884), Painter, illustrator, draughtsman, caricaturist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PETIT, Léonce Justin Alexandre (1839 - 1884), Painter, illustrator, draughtsman, caricaturist

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 14 May 1839, in Taden; died 19 August 1884.

Painter, illustrator, draughtsman, caricaturist, engraver. Genre scenes.

Léonce Petit was a pupil of Harpignies and Feyen-Perrin. He exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1868 to 1876. Petit was a contributor to the Comic Review (Journal Amusant) and the Illustrated World (Monde Illustré), becoming widely known

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