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CHASSELAT, Charles Abraham (1782 - 1843), Painter, draughtsman, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHASSELAT, Charles Abraham (1782 - 1843), Painter, draughtsman, lithographer

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1782, in Paris; died 1843, in Paris.

Painter, draughtsman, lithographer.

Charles-Abraham studied first with his father, Pierre Chasselat, and later under François-André Vincent. In 1804 he was runner-up in the Prix de Rome with his painting The Death of Phocion. He exhibited a number of pictures at the Salon between 1812 and 1842, and illustrated the works of Racine,

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