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CASTELNAU, Alexandre Eugène (1827 - 1894), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CASTELNAU, Alexandre Eugène (1827 - 1894), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 28 December 1827, in Montpellier; died 1894.


[not available online]A pupil of Gleyre, Castelnau made his Paris Salon début in 1855. He painted genre scenes and waterscapes, including rivers, watercourses and watermills but also scenes of floods. Examples of his work include Ford, Flood and Banks of the Lez River.

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