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Alexandre Séon 1855-1917

Posted in Alexandre Séon 1855-1917 on 8 mai 2008 by Femme Femme Femme

Narcisse 1898

Le retour

Le recit, musée des Beaux-Arts de Brest

French illustrator and decorator and one of the major disciples of Puvis de Chavannes. After studying at the Beaux-Arts of Lyon and Paris (where he studied with Lehmann), Alexandre Séon in 1891 became Puvis de Chavanne’s student and then his collaborator. With Péladan and Antoine de la Rochefoucauld, he was one of the founders of the Rose+Croix Salon, where he often exhibited to considerable praise from the Symbolist critics
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