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CHASSÉRIAU, Théodore (1819 - 1856), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHASSÉRIAU, Théodore (1819 - 1856), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 20 September 1819, in Santa Barbara de Samaná, Santo Domingo (now Dominican Republic); died 8 October 1856, in Paris.

Painter (gouache), watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman. Historical subjects, religious subjects, local scenes, portraits, historical portraits, figures, landscapes.

Orientalism.

[not available online] [not available online]Chassériau was born on the Caribbean island of Santo Domingo, the son of a French father and

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