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Willette, Adolphe Léon

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00197389
Willette, Adolphe Léon

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 31 July 1857, in Châlons-sur-Marne; died 4 February 1926, in Paris.

Painter, pastellist, draughtsman, caricaturist, illustrator, lithographer, poster artist, writer. Figures, genre scenes.

Willette was the son of Colonel Willette, who was Marshal Bazaine's aide-de-camp, and the father of Anne Willette. He studied under Alexandre Cabanel at the École des Beaux-Arts. He was made Chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur in ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Book Arts and Illustration ; Graphic Design and Typography ; Prints and Printmaking ; 20th-Century Art ; 19th-Century Art

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