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BEAUQUESNE, Wilfrid or Wilfred Constant (1840 - 1913), Painter, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BEAUQUESNE, Wilfrid or Wilfred Constant (1840 - 1913), Painter, illustrator

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1840, in Rennes; died 1913, in Montgeron.

Painter, illustrator. Military subjects.

Wilfrid Beauquesne studied with Horace Vernet and de Vernet-Lecomte at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He made his reputation as a military painter. His major works are Facing the Enemy (1884), The Crows (1887), The Death of Sister Claire (1889), With the Flag (1890), Saved (1890),

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