Charles Mengin

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Sappho, by Charles Mengin (1877) Manchester Art Gallery, UK

Charles August Mengin (5 July 1853 - 3 April 1933), was a French academic painter.

He was born in Paris, France, and was educated by Gecker and Alexandre Cabanel. Mengin first exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1876. He is known for his painting of Sappho, now in the collection of the Manchester Art Gallery. He died in Paris.

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