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GRÜN, MAURICE:

Russian painter; born at Reval, Russia, in 1870. He studied art at Munich and Geneva, and in 1890 went to Paris. There he became a pupil of Jules Lefèbre and Benjamin Constant, receiving the Academy medal and several honorable mentions. When but twenty-four years of age Grün was appointed principal of the School of Arts at Bahia, Brazil. In 1896 he returned to Europe and again settled in Paris, but removed in 1898 to London, where he has since resided. Among his many paintings may be mentioned: "Brittany Interior," "Peaceful Moments," "For Queen and Empire," "Overhauling the Nets," "Oh, Bother!" "Idle Moments," "The Unexpected Return," "First Start in Life." He is also well known as a portraitpainter.

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