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Ernest de Saisset

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Died  1899
Name  Ernest Saisset

Known for  Paintings
Occupation  Artist
Education  Santa Clara University
Ernest de Saisset

Alma mater  Santa Clara University

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.

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Ernest de Saisset Portrait of Woman With Letter Inventory 11165c par Ernest de Saisset

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 permanent housed in the De Saisset Museum at Santa Clara University.

References

Ernest de Saisset Wikipedia


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