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GODCHAUX, Alfred (1835 - 1895), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GODCHAUX, Alfred (1835 - 1895), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1835; died 1895.

Painter. Landscapes, landscapes with figures, harbour scenes, seascapes, flowers.

It seems probable that Alfred Godchaux was related to (or was even the father of) Émile Godchaux. In any event, both artists favoured similar subject matter, although Alfred Godchaux's body of work focuses more closely on views of Constantinople, Italy, Venice and Brittany. There remains potential confusion between the two artists

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