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RICHIR, Herman Jean Joseph (1866 - 1942), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RICHIR, Herman Jean Joseph (1866 - 1942), Painter

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Belgian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 4 December 1866, in Ixelles (Brussels); died 15 March 1942.

Painter. Figures, portraits, genre scenes.

[not available online] [not available online]Herman Richir studied at the academies in St-Joost-ten-Node and Brussels and subsequently served as principal of the latter. He was widely acknowledged for his society portraiture. He made his exhibition debut in Brussels in 1887 and in Paris two years

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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