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AURIOL, Charles Joseph (1778 - 1834), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AURIOL, Charles Joseph (1778 - 1834), Painter, draughtsman

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Swiss, 19th century, male.

Born 1778, in Geneva; died 25 May 1834, at Choully, near Geneva.

Painter, draughtsman. Historical subjects, landscapes, landscapes with figures.

Having studied in Geneva with Pierre-Louis Larive-Godefroy, a landscape artist after Claude Lorraine, he went to Paris and joined Jacques-Louis David's studio. Later, he worked under the guidance of Anne-Louis Girodet.

Influenced by his French masters he abandoned landscapes for a

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