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ADAM, Victor Jean (1801 - 1866), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ADAM, Victor Jean (1801 - 1866), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1801, in Paris; died 1866, in Viroflay (Yvelines).

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver, lithographer. Historical subjects, battles, portraits, hunting scenes (hunting with hounds), horse racing scenes, boats.

Victor was the son of the engraver Jean Adam, who taught him the basic principles of drawing. He entered the École des Beaux-Arts when he was thirteen years old, and studied

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