Georges Merle

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L'Envoûteuse (The Sorceress), oil on canvas, Georges Merle, 1883. Birmingham Museum of Art

Georges Merle (1851–1886) was a French painter known for his outstanding command of the female form. He often submitted works to the Salon in Paris.[1]

His father, Hugues Merle, was also a painter. As Georges rarely signed his early pieces, several of his early works were at first mistakenly attributed to his father.


  1. ^ Birmingham Museum of Art (2010). Birmingham Museum of Art: A Guide to the Collection. London: Giles. p. 225. ISBN 978-1-904832-77-5. Archived from the original on 2011-09-10. Retrieved 2011-06-27.

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