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CABANEL, Alexandre (1823 - 1889), Painter, draughtsman, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CABANEL, Alexandre (1823 - 1889), Painter, draughtsman, watercolourist

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 28 September 1823, in Montpellier; died 23 January 1889, in Paris.

Painter, draughtsman (including red chalk), watercolourist. Historical subjects, mythological subjects, religious subjects, portraits, figures, landscapes. Wall decorations.

[not available online]Enrolled at the École des Beaux-Arts on 1 October 1840 and studied under Picot. Cabanel was awarded the Prix de Rome in 1845 for his Jesus in the Praetorium

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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