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CHARPENTIER, Eugène-Louis (1811 - 1890), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHARPENTIER, Eugène-Louis (1811 - 1890), Painter, draughtsman

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1 June 1811, in Paris; died 1890, in Paris.

Painter, draughtsman. Military subjects, genre scenes.

He was a pupil of Gérald and Cogniet. He made his Salon début in 1831, and was awarded a third-class medal in 1841 and 1857. He exhibited in London in 1874. His paintings include Breach in a Dutch Dyke, and Postilion Set upon by

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