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CHENAVARD, Claude Aimé (1798 - 1838), Painter, designer of ornamental architectural features

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHENAVARD, Claude Aimé (1798 - 1838), Painter, designer of ornamental architectural features

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1798, in Lyons; died 16 June 1838, in Paris.

Painter, designer of ornamental architectural features.

Claude Aimé Chenavard's date of birth is accurate, but he is recorded in the civil register under different forenames. An erudite artist, his researches among old documents resulted in a collection of ornamental features based on old French styles, which he sought to introduce into decorative

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