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Emile Friant

 (1863 - 1932)
Emile Friant was active/lived in France, Germany.  Emile Friant is known for portrait painting.

Emile Friant

Émile Friant (16 April 1863, Dieuze, Moselle - 9 June 1932) was a French artist.  He was born in the commune of Dieuze; however he was later forced to flee to Nancy.  Throughout his lifetime, his paintings were featured at the Paris Salon*.  Friant died after a fall in Paris in 1932.

His father was a locksmith, and his mother a dressmaker.  Madame Parisot, the wife of a chemist, would hire Friant's wife to design custom pieces of clothing. The Parisots treated Friant maternally as they were without children.

Due to the Franco-Prussian War, Dieuze was no longer under French control. Parisot had been intensely distressed by this and intended to flee for Nancy, but died before being able to do so. In 1871, Mad  ...  Displaying 750 of 3349 characters.

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About  Emile Friant

Born:  1863 - Dieuze, Moselle, Germany
Died:   1932 - Paris, France
Known for:  portrait painting