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BEYLE, Henri Marie (1783 - 1842), Painter, novelist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BEYLE, Henri Marie (1783 - 1842), Painter, novelist

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 23 January 1783, in Grenoble; died 23 March 1842, in Paris.

Painter, novelist.

Henri Marie Beyle, whose father sent him to Paris to prepare for entry to the École Polytechnique, soon gave up mathematics for literature and also studied briefly in Goy's studio at the École des Beaux-Arts. He became a pupil of Regnault, but soon, at the age of 17,

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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