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CARAN D'ACHE (1858 - 1909), Painter, draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CARAN D'ACHE (1858 - 1909), Painter, draughtsman, illustrator

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1858, in Moscow; died 1909, in Paris.

Painter, draughtsman, illustrator. Military subjects, figures, portraits.

Caran d'Ache studied in Moscow before settling in Paris, where he first worked for the periodical Chronique Parisienne. He also submitted drawings (caricatures) to Vie Parisienne, Rire, Caricature, and the Chat Noir. He produced a shadow play entitled Epic.

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