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Auguste M. Lauzet, 1865-1898

Nationality: French
Date of Birth: 1865
Place of Birth:
Date of Death: 1898.10
Place of Death: Aubergne

Identity:

Auguste M. Lauzet was a painter and lithographer.

Life:

He was a friend of the painter Puvis de Chavannes. JW was among the many artists asked to contribute work for a sale held on his behalf in May 1895. Lauzet's health was precarious; he lived with his partner, Jeanne Jacquemin, who helped to support him when he was ill. He died three years later, in 1898.

Bibliography:

Catalogue des Tableaux, Acquarelles et Dessins, Scultures, offerts par les Artistes á M. Lauzet..., Hotel Drouot, 9 May 1895; Bénézit, E. Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, 8 vols, Paris, 1956-61).