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CHAPON, Léon-Louis (1836 - 1900), Engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHAPON, Léon-Louis (1836 - 1900), Engraver

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 5 March 1836, in Paris; died after 1900.


Admitted to the École des Beaux-Arts on 31 March 1853, as a pupil of Trichon, Chapon first exhibited at the Salon in 1859 with nine wood-cuts. He was a contributor to Paris-Guide (1867), L'Illustration, the Monde illustré, the Gazette des Beaux-Arts and History of Painters (Histoire des peintres). His original

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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