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BOISSELIER, Félix, the Elder (1776 - 1811), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOISSELIER, Félix, the Elder (1776 - 1811), Painter, draughtsman

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1776, in Damphal (Haute-Marne); died 12 January 1811, in Rome.

Painter, draughtsman. Religious subjects, mythological subjects.

A pupil of the Italian decorative painter Sieti and of Regnault, Félix Boisselier won the Prix de Rome for the first time in 1805 with Death of Demosthenes, and for the second time in 1806 with Infant Prodigy.

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