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Piette, Ludovic

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI:
Piette, Ludovic

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 11 May 1826, in Niort (Deux-Sèvres); died 1877, in Paris.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, draughtsman. Genre scenes, landscapes, landscapes with figures.

Ludovic Piette was a pupil of Thomas Couture and Isidore Pils. At the Académie Suisse he became friends with both Manet and Chintreuil. Later, Camille Pissarro stayed as a guest at his house in the country and it was Pissarro who convinced him to paint in the open air and to abandon the use of black. He spent time in Le Mans and St-Léonard-des-Bois between ...

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