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RIESENER, Louis Antoine Léon (1808 - 1878), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RIESENER, Louis Antoine Léon (1808 - 1878), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 21 January 1808, in Paris; died 25 May 1878.

Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman. History painting, religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes.

[not available online] [not available online] [not available online]Son of Henri Francois Riesener, Louis Riesener was also his pupil and studied under de Gros. He was Eugène Delacroix's cousin and greatly admired and was influenced by

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