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RENEVIER, Julien (1847 - 1907), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RENEVIER, Julien (1847 - 1907), Painter, watercolourist

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Swiss, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 19 May 1847, in Lausanne; died 1907, near Vevey.

Painter, watercolourist. Portraits.

Julien Renevier initially studied divinity but acquired a taste for painting that persuaded him to study first in Berlin then under Piloty in Munich and ultimately in Paris. He produced excellent portraits in oils and pastel but from around 1890 devoted himself almost exclusively to watercolours.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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