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Breck, John Leslie

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI:
Breck, John Leslie

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American, 19th century, male.

Born 10 April 1860; died 1899, in Boston.

Painter. Landscapes with figures, landscapes, flowers.

John Leslie Breck's father was a captain in the USA navy. After his general studies in Boston, Breck became a pupil at the fine arts academy in Munich, where he spent three years. He also studied in Antwerp. In the 1880s, during a second visit to Europe, he went to Paris and became a pupil of Gustave Boulanger and Jules Lefebvre at the Académie Julian. In ...

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