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ACQUEL, Paul (<i>born</i> 1825), Painter, pastellist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ACQUEL, Paul (born 1825), Painter, pastellist, draughtsman

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 14 June 1825, in Besançon.

Painter, pastellist, draughtsman. Portraits.

Acquel studied under Staal, and entered the École des Beaux-Arts in 1846. He had a particular interest in drawing and pastel work. Acquel first exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1848, contributing a drawing based on Murillo's Mary Magdalene. He showed two further portraits in 1866 and 1868.

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