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ALOPHE, Marie Alexandre (1812 - 1883), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ALOPHE, Marie Alexandre (1812 - 1883), Painter, engraver

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 6 June 1812, in Paris; died 10 April 1883, in Paris.

Painter, engraver. Portraits.

Alophe studied under Roqueplan and Paul Delaroche. He is best known for body of lithographic work. His portraits are somewhat stilted, almost photographic. This impression is compounded by the fact that, in his later years, he established a major photographic business.

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