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SAND, George (1804 - 1876), Painter, watercolourist, draughtswoman, writer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SAND, George (1804 - 1876), Painter, watercolourist, draughtswoman, writer

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French, 19th century, female.

Born 1 July 1804, in Paris; died 8 June 1876, in Nohant (Indre).

Painter (gouache), watercolourist, draughtswoman, writer. Portraits, landscapes.

Though best known as a writer, George Sand was also an accomplished artist. Her grandfather, Dupin de Francueil, drew fairly well; as did her father, Maurice Dupin, and her mother, whose maiden name was Sophie Victoire Delaborde. When she left

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