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ACLOCQUE, Paul Léon (<i>born</i> 1834), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ACLOCQUE, Paul Léon (born 1834), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 19 January 1834, in Montdidier (Somme).

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes.

Paul Aclocque studied under Picot and Bluhm. He gave up a military career to study painting, but more or less abandoned this pursuit to establish a metal foundry. He was subsequently elected as a member of parliament. Despite his other commitments, Aclocque found time to paint several good portraits and genre canvases, which

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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