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 Felix Edouard Vallotton  (1861 - 1925)

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Lived/Active: France/Switzerland      Known for: Genre, portrait painting, nudes, woodcut prints, illustration, writing

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BIOGRAPHY for Felix Vallotton
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Birth
1861 (Lausanne, Switzerland)
 
Death
1925 (Paris, France)

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France/Switzerland




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Genre, portrait painting, nudes, woodcut prints, illustration, writing

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Felix Vallotton was a Franco-Swiss painter of portraits, nudes, interiors and landscapes, wood-engraver*, lithographer*, sculptor and writer. Born in Lausanne, Switzerland, he went to Paris in 1882 and studied at the Académie Julian* under Jules Lefebvre.

He repaired and copied Old Master* paintings, especially admiring Hans Holbein, Gaspard Poussin and Jean-Auguste Ingres. From 1891 to 1897, he concentrated mainly on wood-engraving, primarily portraits and scenes from everyday life trea (showing 500 of 1407 characters).



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