Le vert en aval de Labastide-du-Vert
Muses dans un paysage
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Henri Martin ( 1860 - 1943)
Henri Martin was born in Toulouse on 5th August 1860 and entered l’École des Beaux-Arts in Toulouse in 1877. Three years later in 1880 he first exhibited, at the exceptional age of twenty, at the Salon des Arts Français, and in 1883 won a first-class medal at the Salon. In 1885, Martin followed the well-trodden path to Italy with fellow painter Amand-Edmond Jean (1860-1935), a journey undertaken by numerous French artists who were encouraged by the state to study the Italian masters.