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Lionel ROYER

French Lionel ROYER

born Lionel Fernand Noël ROYER

French painter

Source :  Benoit MAURY

Born: on December 25, 1852 in Château-du-Loir, Sarthe, France
Died: on June 30, 1926 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France


Biography

Lionel Royer was born in Château-du-Loir in Sarthe on December 25, 1852. He volunteered before his 18th birthday for the Franco-Prussian War and took part in the Battle of Loigny-Poupry on December 2, 1870 under the command of General Athanase de Charrette de la Contrie. Contrie, having noticed Royer's artistic talent, offered to finance his studies at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris.

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- Category Painter