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Name Rajon, Paul Adolphe
Life Dates 1843 - 1888
Born: Dijon, France
Died: Paris, France
Nationality French
Occupation Printmaker
Draftsman
Painter
Photographer
Notes He etched both contemporary works and Old Masters as well as portraits, including ones of Ivan Turgenev, Charles Darwin, and Alfred, Lord Tennyson.
Role Artist

Associated Records

Image of Art-2D Collection - 1982.18.9

Art-2D Collection - 1982.18.9

"Salomé," c. 1870, etching by Paul Adolphe Rajon after an original 1870 oil painting by Henri Regnault. Salome seated in a white dress which falls off her right shoulder. On her lap is an upside down shield, in which she holds a sheathed knife with her left hand. Inscribed, in plate: "H.Regnault / Rome 1870" center left side of print On reverse, in pencil: Salomé by Rajon, after Regnault, first state