Louis Gillet

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Louis Gillet (11 December 1876, Paris – 1 July 1943, Paris) was a French art historian and literary historian.


Louis-Marie-Pierre-Dominique Gillet was born in Paris on 11 December 1876. He studied at the Collège Stanislas de Paris and the École normale supérieure (Paris). In 1900, he became a lecturer on the French at the University of Greifswald; from 1907 to 1909 he was a professor at the Université Laval in Montreal. He became an art critic in Paris, before entering the armed forces. Gillet contributed a number of article to the Catholic Encyclopedia.[1]


  • Raphaël, 1907
  • Watteau, 1921
  • Trois variations sur Claude Monet, 1927
  • Esquisses anglaises, 1930
  • Essais sur l'art français, 1937, dedicated to Bernard Berenson.


  1. ^ The Catholic Encyclopedia and Its Makers, 1917, p. 65 This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.