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RIJ-ROUSSEAU, Jeanne (1870 - 1956), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RIJ-ROUSSEAU, Jeanne (1870 - 1956), Painter

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French, 20th century, female.

Born 1870, in Candé (Maine-et-Loire); died 1956, in Savigny-sur-Braye (Loir-et-Cher).

Painter. Figures, portraits, landscapes, still-lifes.

Jeanne Rij-Rousseau left her family, which was from Maine-et-Loire, in 1884, at the age of 14. She moved to St-Ouen and, in around 1890, spent time with the Grande Jatte and Montmartre painters. At the same time she became acquainted with the Nabis, who taught her painting.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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