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BIARD, François Auguste (1799 - 1882), Painter, draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BIARD, François Auguste (1799 - 1882), Painter, draughtsman, illustrator

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born possibly 30 June 1799, in Lyons, in 1798 according to the Larousse Dictionary; died 20 June 1882, in Les Plâtreries near Fontainebleau.

Painter, draughtsman, illustrator. Military subjects, portraits, genre scenes, local scenes.

[not available online]Biard originally set out to become a priest, but decided instead to pursue a career as an artist. He started out working with

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