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BARRE, Albert Désiré (1818 - 1878), Painter, medallist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BARRE, Albert Désiré (1818 - 1878), Painter, medallist

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 6 May 1818, in Paris; died 29 December 1878.

Painter, medallist. History painting. Seals.

Albert Désiré Barre succeeded his father Jean-Jacques Barre as engraver-general at l'hôtel des Monnaies (Paris Mint) (1855). He studied under P. Delaroche at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris and exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1843 to 1852, chiefly biblical themes. In 1855, Gourlier completed

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