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PILLE, Charles Henri (1844 - 1897), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PILLE, Charles Henri (1844 - 1897), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 4 January 1844, in Essomes (Aisne); died 4 March 1897, in Paris.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman, illustrator. Historical subjects, figures, portraits, genre scenes, interiors with figures, church interiors.

Charles Henri Pille was a pupil of Félix Barrias. He first exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1865 but had his first real success with Johann Frederick, Elector of

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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