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(b Bourges, 14 Jan. 1841; d Paris, 2 Mar. 1895). French painter and printmaker, a central figure of the Impressionist group. Fragonard was her great-grandfather and she was brought up in a highly cultured atmosphere; her training included some informal tuition from Corot. In 1864, at her first attempt, she had two pictures accepted by the Salon, and she showed several more there over the next few years, receiving encouraging reviews.

Text Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (Oxford University Press)