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PUVIS DE CHAVANNES, Pierre (1824 - 1898), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PUVIS DE CHAVANNES, Pierre (1824 - 1898), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 14 December 1824, in Lyons; died 24 November 1898, in Paris.

Painter. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, portraits, scenes with figures, landscapes with figures. Murals.

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[not available online] [not available online] [not available online] [not available online]Pierre Puvis de Chavannes was the son of a wealthy bourgeois family. His father was an engineer, as was his older brother, and

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