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RICHET, Léon (1843 - 1907), Painter, pastellist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RICHET, Léon (1843 - 1907), Painter, pastellist

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 15 April 1843 or or, in Solesmes; died 26 March 1907, in Fontainebleau.

Painter, pastellist. Genre scenes, landscapes, landscapes with figures, waterscapes, still-lifes.

Barbizon School.

[not available online]Richet studied under Ambroise Détrez at Valenciennes academy, then under Narcisse Diaz, Jules Lefebvre and Gustave Boulanger in Paris. He featured at the Paris Salon and then at the Salon of the

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