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Henry Moret

 (1856 - 1913)
Henry Moret was active/lived in France.  Henry Moret is known for landscape, figure, seascape and marine painting.

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Henry Moret


Henry Moret spent most of his life in Brittany painting Impressionist landscapes.  His artistic career began after completing his formal education at the Ecole National des Beaux-Arts under Jean-Paul Laurens and Jean-Leon Gerome.  Interestingly, Moret rejected his academic training in favor of the painting techniques of the Impressionists.  In 1888, he moved to Pont-Aven where he worked alongside his friends, Paul Gauguin and Emile Bernard, and was introduced to the tenets of Symbolism.  After Gauguin left Pont-Aven in 1891, however, Moret returned to his earlier Impressionist style.  In 1896, he settled in the nearby fishing village of Doelen where his art, a combination of Impressionist handling of the paint and t  ...  Displaying 750 of 5066 characters.



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About  Henry Moret

Born:  1856 - Cherbourg, France
Died:   1913 - Paris, France
Known for:  landscape, figure, seascape and marine painting