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Jean André Rixens was a historical and portrait painter, born in Saint-Gaudens in 1846.
In 1876 he made his debut at the Salon and went on to win a Third Class medal, a Second Class medal and, in 1889, a Gold Class medal at the Exposition Universelle.
By 1900, Rixens had become a Chevalier of the Legion d'Honneur and a Member of the National Fine Art Society. He died in 1924.
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