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BÉNOUVILLE, Léon François (1821 - 1859), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BÉNOUVILLE, Léon François (1821 - 1859), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 30 March 1821, in Paris; died 16 February 1859, in Paris.

Painter. History painting, religious subjects.

Studied under Picot at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris and first exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1838 with Mercury and Argos. He was awarded a silver medal at the 1843 Prix de Rome for his Oedipus Self-Banished to Thebes and Prix de

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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