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Josephine Houssaye

 (born 1840)
Josephine Houssaye was active/lived in France.  Josephine Houssaye is known for painting.

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Josephine Houssaye


Born in Nantes, Josephine Houssay was the sister of the French sculptor Fréderic Houssay. Student of Robert-Fleury and of Jean Jacques Henner, she debuted at the Salon of 1868. Member of the Societé des Artistes Francais from 1883, she obtained a third class medal in 1892 and a silver medal at the Exposition Universelle of 1900.

Josephine Houssay was part of a privileged group of women at the end of the 19th century recognized fro their artistic talent. Regularly present at the annual exhibition of Femmes Peintres (Women Painters) at the Palais de l'Industrie, she frequently participated at the Paris Salon, where she was always highly acclaimed.

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About  Josephine Houssaye

Born:  1840 - Nantes, France
Known for:  painting