Léon Charles PRINTEMPS

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Painter

FrenchBorn Léon Charles PRINTEMPS

French painter

Born on May 26, 1871 in Paris, France , France

Died on July 9, 1945 in Paris, France

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Léon Printemps was born in Paris to a family which originally hailed from Lille. From an early age he was attracted to painting.



His uncle, the sculptor Jules Printemps, a student of François Jouffroy at the École nationale des Beaux-Arts, supported his vocation and prepared him for the entrance examination to this school. He was admitted in 1892, joined the workshop of Gustave Moreau and regularly visited it until Moreau’s death in 1898.

...   Léon Printemps was born in Paris to a family which originally hailed from Lille. From an early age he was attracted to painting.



His uncle, the sculptor Jules Printemps, a student of François Jouffroy at the École nationale des Beaux-Arts, supported his vocation and prepared him for the entrance examination to this school. He was admitted in 1892, joined the workshop of Gustave Moreau and regularly visited it until Moreau’s death in 1898.



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