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Lionel Noel Royer (French 1852-1926)
A Girl and Her Doll

Dimensions: 58.7 x 28 inches
Oil on canvas
Signed & Dated 1889 LR

70 x 39.5 inches framed
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From the French Academic School, Royer was a painter of history, portraiture, mythological and religious subjects. Born in Chateau-du-Loir (Sarthe) on 25 December 1852, died in Neuilly (the Seine) on June 31, 1926.

He studied with Alexandre Cabanel (1823-1889) and William Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905). In Le Mans he painted a Christ on the Cross for the cathedral and Germanicus Paying Lost Honours to Varus for the Town Hall. He exhibited at the Salon of 1874, where he won a second-class medal in 1896, and at the Salon des Artistes Francais, of which he was awarded the Hors concours. In 2001, he was represented in the exhibition Peintres et la Sarthe (Painters and the Sarthe Region), held in Le Mans at the Musee de la Reine Berangere (19th century) and the Abbaye de l'Epau (20th century).

Museums Collections:
Gray Museum: "The Young Hostess", subject drawn from the Ballad of the Uplands"
Chartres Museum: "Madeleine Close To The Dying Christ"
Mans Museum: "Portrait of Thèodore David", "Diane's Surprise", "Le Chorus of the Cathèdrale of Mans", "Daphnè Changing in the Baytree", "Venus Protecting the Body of Hector", "Battle of Auvours, 1871", "Germanicus Paying Lost Honours to VarusVarus"
du Puy Museum: "Vercingètorix Throwing His Weapon's At The Feet Of Cèsar"
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