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CHACATON, Jean-Nicolas-Henri de (1813 - 1886), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHACATON, Jean-Nicolas-Henri de (1813 - 1886), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 30 July 1813, in Chézy (Allier); died 1886.

Painter. Figures, genre scenes, local scenes, landscapes.


He was a pupil of Ingres, Marilhat and Hersent, and was a regular exhibitor at the Salons from 1835 to 1857; he was awarded the medal of the Société des Artistes in 1838, 1844 and 1848. He travelled a great deal in Italy and, particularly,

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