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ALAUX, Jean (1786 - 1864), Painter, fresco artist, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ALAUX, Jean (1786 - 1864), Painter, fresco artist, watercolourist, draughtsman

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 15 January 1786, in Bordeaux; died 2 March 1864, in Paris.

Painter, fresco artist, watercolourist, draughtsman. Figure compositions, historical subjects, battles, mythological subjects, portraits, interiors with figures, ruins. Murals, decorative panels.

The second son of the painter and decorative artist Pierre Joseph Alaux, Jean studied initially under Pierre Lacour the Elder at the École des Beaux-Arts in

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