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Vignon, Victor Alfred Paul

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00191015
Vignon, Victor Alfred Paul

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 25 December 1847, in Villers-Cotterêts (Aisne); died 1909, in Meulan (Yvelines).

Painter, draughtsman, engraver (etching). Landscapes, still-lifes.

Impressionist group.

His mother has been incorrectly identified as the writer Claude Vignon but was in reality one Catherine Bouchard. Victor Vignon was a pupil of Corot around 1869. In 1884, he exhibited to great success. This pupil of Corot, a subsequent friend of Cals and companion of Pissarro and Cézanne at Auvers-sur-Oise in 1874-1876, went on to exhibit alongside the Impressionists from 1880 to 1886....

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Subjects: Painting ; Prints and Printmaking ; 19th-Century Art

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