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BRUN, Louis Auguste (1758 - 1815), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BRUN, Louis Auguste (1758 - 1815), Painter

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Swiss, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 3 October 1758, in Rolle; died 9 October 1815, in Paris.


Louis Auguste Brun studied under de Facin and worked with his friend, de la Rive in Geneva, Mannheim and Dresden. After a stay in Italy, where he acquired the protection of the king of Sardinia, he went to Paris, where he served the royal family. Following on one

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