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AGASSE, Jacques Laurent (1767 - 1849), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AGASSE, Jacques Laurent (1767 - 1849), Painter, engraver

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Swiss, 18th – 19th century, male.

Active from 1800 active in England.

Born 24 March 1767, in Geneva; died 27 December 1849, in London.

Painter, engraver. History painting, portraits, genre scenes, animals.

[not available online] [not available online]The scion of a rich family of Scottish origin, Agasse had every opportunity to develop his artistic tastes in the best possible conditions. He was encouraged by painters

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