(1871 - 1954)
Jean Rachmiel was active/lived in New York, Michigan. Jean Rachmiel is known for genre, portrait, landscape, mural.
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Biography Jean Rachmiel
The following is from Amy Kleppinger of the Art Cellar Exchange:
Born Haverstraw-on-Hudson, New York in 1871, Jean Rachmiel was a painter
who would later be dubbed the "American Millet." His father, renowned
landscape painter Alexandre Rachmiel, trained Jean in drawing and painting.
At age 16, Jean studied at the Art Students League in New York City
under George de Forest Brush. In 1890, he went to Paris where he studied
under Jules Lefebvre and later at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts under Leon
Bonnat. In school, Rachmiel excelled as a figure painter but preferred
to paint scenes of Champagne and the peasants that resided there. Jean
exhibited annually at the Salon from 1898 on and was awarded the Salon'
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