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BLANCHARD, Charles Octave (1814 - 1842), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BLANCHARD, Charles Octave (1814 - 1842), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 12 August 1814, in Brest; died 13 July 1842, in Paris.

Painter. Religious subjects, church interiors.

A pupil of Cogniet, Charles Blanchard obtained a second-class Prix de Rome in 1835 and a first in 1836. He exhibited at the salon of 1842, but died a few weeks later at the age of 28.He specialised in religious scenes and church interiors and

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