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BLANC-FONTAINE, Henri Emmanuel (1819 - 1897), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BLANC-FONTAINE, Henri Emmanuel (1819 - 1897), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1819, in Grenoble; died 19 December 1897, in Sassenage (Isère).

Painter. Figures, genre scenes, portraits, landscapes.

After studying law, Henri Blanc-Fontaine changed to an artistic career, attending the lectures of Léon Cogniet in Paris and exhibiting at the salon from 1848. Together with Diodore Rahoult he carried out the decoration of the entrance hall of the museum and library in Grenoble

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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