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CALLIAS, Horace de (1847 - 1921), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CALLIAS, Horace de (1847 - 1921), Painter

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1847, in Paris; died 1921.

Painter. Religious and mythological subjects, figures, genre scenes.

Horace de Callias studied under Cabanel and exhibited at the Paris Salon on a regular basis from 1870. He was first and foremost a painter of Parisian high society in all its pomp and finery. At times, he went as far as to embellish his compositions with

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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