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ALLAR, Gaudensi (1841 - 1904), Painter, architect

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ALLAR, Gaudensi (1841 - 1904), Painter, architect

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1841, in Toulon; died 1904, in Marseilles.

Painter, architect. Landscapes.

Brother of the sculptor André Allar. An architect by profession, Gaudensi Allar was also a landscape painter who worked with broad brushstrokes and heavily applied colour. He was distinguished by his ability to capture ethnic scenes with accuracy, and with no hint of fake orientalism.

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