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Ernest de Saisset

Ernest de Saisset

Painter
Ernest de Saisset
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Intro Painter
Was Artist
From United States of America
Type Arts
Gender male
Birth 1864, San Jose, USA
Death 1899 (aged 35 years)
Education
Santa Clara University
Académie Julian
Genre:
Portrait
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Biography

Ernest de Saisset (born 1864, dead 1899) is a French painter who studied at Santa Clara College, now known as Santa Clara University. His name was given to the De Saisset Museum.

Biography

Ernest de Saisset was born to a prominent California family who had immigrated from France during the time of the California Gold Rush. He was the eldest son of Pedro de Saisset, founder and president of the Brush Electric Light Company. At the age of sixteen he enrolled in Santa Clara University. During his final year, he studied oil painting and found his future calling. In 1886, he traveled to Paris and studied at the Acadèmie Julien. In 1895, after several years of study he returned to California, where he continued to paint until his early death in 1899.

Museum

His paintings are permanently housed in the De Saisset Museum at Santa Clara University.

Sources

  • 'Ernest Pierre de Saisset (1864–1899)', in Who Was Who in American Art, Sound View Press, 1985.
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http://www.scu.edu/desaisset/exhibitions/deSaisset-portraits.cfm
http://www.scu.edu/desaisset/exhibits/Ernest-de-Saisset-Portraits-of-Isabel.cfm
http://www.scu.edu/desaisset/
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