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Henri Martin | Post-Impressionist painter | Part.2



French painter Henri Jean Guillaume Martin (1860-1943) was an Post-impressionist painter trained at the École des Beaux-Arts under Jules Joseph Garipuy (1817-1893) - the Director at the Toulouse Museum and a Beaux-Arts Academy professor.
The first painting showing his new technique was Fête de la Fédération, exhibited in 1889, which earned him a gold medal.
Martin was commissioned in 1895 to decorate several rooms of the new Paris town hall for which he was awarded* the Medal of the Légion d’Honneur, the highest honor that can be awarded to a civilian.
Martin was also awarded* a major prize at the 1900 Universal Exhibition in Paris and decorated the capitol building in Toulouse.
















For biographical notes -in english and italian- and other works by Henri Martin see:














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