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BOULANGER, Louis (1806 - 1867), Painter, pastellist, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOULANGER, Louis (1806 - 1867), Painter, pastellist, lithographer

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 11 March 1806, in Vercelli (Piedmont); died 5 March 1867, in Dijon.

Painter, pastellist, lithographer. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

A pupil of Guillaume Lethière and Achille Dévéria, Louis Boulanger joined the École des Beaux-Arts on 9 March 1821, obtaining the second-class medal in 1827, followed by the first-class medal in 1836 and the cross in 1840.

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