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BÉNOUVILLE, Jean Achille (1815 - 1891), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BÉNOUVILLE, Jean Achille (1815 - 1891), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 15 July 1815, in Paris; died 8 February 1891, in Paris.

Painter (gouache), watercolourist, draughtsman. History painting, landscapes with figures, architectural views.

Brother of Léon Bénouville; studied under Picot at the École des Beaux-Arts. From 1834, he exhibited views of around Paris, Compiègne and Fontainebleau, before going on to paint historical landscapes such as Homer Taken in by Shepherds on

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