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AMIEL, Louis Félix (1802 - 1864), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AMIEL, Louis Félix (1802 - 1864), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 3 March 1802, in Castelnaudary (Aude); died 1864, in Joinville-le-Pont (Val-de-Marne).

Painter. History painting, portraits, sporting subjects.

A pupil of Gros, Louis Amiel painted several historical canvases, but is best known for his many portraits. For a while, his speciality was painting racehorses.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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