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BARON, Henri Charles Antoine (1816 - 1885), Painter, watercolourist, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BARON, Henri Charles Antoine (1816 - 1885), Painter, watercolourist, illustrator

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 23 June 1816, in Besançon; died 13 September 1885, in Geneva.

Painter, watercolourist, illustrator. Genre scenes.

[not available online] [not available online]A pupil of Jean Gigoux, Henri Baron first exhibited at the 1840 Salon with two small canvases which Théophile Gautier, then art critic for the Presse, singled out as being 'full of sentiment and colour'. Baron subsequently

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