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CHALFANT, Jefferson David (1856 - 1931), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHALFANT, Jefferson David (1856 - 1931), Painter

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American, 19th century, male.

Born 6 November 1856, in Pennsylvania; died 1931.

Painter. Genre scenes, figures.

Jefferson David Chalfant was a pupil of Bourgereau, Robert-Fleury and Lefebvre in Paris. He exhibited The Old Watchmaker at the National Academy of Design of New York in 1898. In 2001 he showed work in the exhibition The Heroic and the Everyday: American Artists, 1820-1920 (L'Héroïque et le quotidien: les

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