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Emile REYNAUD

French Emile REYNAUD

French inventor, responsible for the praxinoscope and the first projected animated films

Source :  Sylvie SAERENS OUDART

Born: on December 08, 1844 in Montreuil, Seine-Saint-Denis, France
Died: on January 09, 1918 in Ivry-sur-Seine, Val-de-Marne, France


Biography

His father Benoît-Claude-Brutus Reynaud was an engineer and medal engraver originally from Le Puy-en-Velay and his mother Marie-Caroline Bellanger had been a school teacher, but stayed at home to raise and educate Émile from his birth. Marie-Caroline was trained in watercolor painting by Pierre-Joseph Redouté and taught her son drawing and painting techniques.

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