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BOURGEOIS, Amédée (1798 - 1837), Painter, draughtsman, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOURGEOIS, Amédée (1798 - 1837), Painter, draughtsman, lithographer

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1798, in Paris; died 1837, in Paris.

Painter, draughtsman, lithographer. History painting, mythological subjects, landscapes.

The son of Florence Fidèle Constant Bourgeois-de-Castelet, Amédée Bourgeois was advised by his father, then took lessons with Baron Gros and Jean-Baptiste Regnault. He was awarded second prize in the Prix de Rome for Proserpina Abducted by Pluto. In 1821, he left for

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