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BLONDEL, Merry Joseph (1781 - 1853), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BLONDEL, Merry Joseph (1781 - 1853), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 25 July 1781, in Paris; died 12 June 1853, in Paris.

Painter. Historical subjects, portraits. Murals.

Intending first of all to be a lawyer and then a ceramicist, Merry Joseph Blondel became a pupil of Regnault, and in 1803 he won the Grand Prix de Rome at the age of 18. He did not go to Italy until 1809 and

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