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BALTHASAR, Casimir Victor Alexandre de (1811 - 1875), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BALTHASAR, Casimir Victor Alexandre de (1811 - 1875), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Active in Paris.

Born 4 November 1811, in Hayange (Moselle); died 1875.

Painter.

Casimir Balthasar studied under Paul Delaroche and exhibited regularly at the Paris Salon between 1833 and 1868. The Versailles Gallery houses his portrait of Marie-Louise-Gabrielle of Savoy, Queen of Spain, which he based on a painting by Menendez, and a portrait of the financier Jean Law. He spent the last decade

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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