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CHATELET, Claude Louis (1753 - 1794), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHATELET, Claude Louis (1753 - 1794), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1753, in Paris; died 7 May 1794, in Paris, guillotined.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, draughtsman. Landscapes, landscapes with figures.

Claude Louis Chatelet was an ardent republican and a member of the revolutionary tribunal. He was arrested in the purge that followed 9 Thermidor (i.e. the fall of Robespierre, on 27 July 1794), tried, sentenced and executed.

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