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BLANCHARD, Henri Pierre Léon Pharamond (1805 - 1873), Painter, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BLANCHARD, Henri Pierre Léon Pharamond (1805 - 1873), Painter, illustrator

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 27 February 1805, in Lyons; died 19 December 1873, in Paris.

Painter, illustrator. Historical subjects, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes.

Henri Blanchard entered the studio of Gros at the École des Beaux-Arts in 1834 and won a third-class medal in 1836.

In 1833 he travelled in Spain, North Africa, Mexico and Russia. He brought back many sketches from these countries. He

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