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PIRIOU, Mary (1881 - 1956), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PIRIOU, Mary (1881 - 1956), Painter, engraver

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French, 20th century, female.

Born 16 October 1881, in Morlaix; died 28 December 1956, in Paris.

Painter, engraver. Local figures, portraits, landscapes. Wall decorations.

In 1902, Piriou was a student at the Académie Julian in Paris, then of Lucien Simon at the Académie de la Grande-Chaumière. From 1904 to 1907, she studied with Fernand Humbert at the École des Beaux-Arts. She also worked at

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