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CHIGOT, Alphonse (1824 - 1917), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHIGOT, Alphonse (1824 - 1917), Painter

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 23 October 1824, in Garçay; died 8 October 1917, in Valenciennes.

Painter. Military subjects, portraits.

Alphonse Chigot joined the army at 18 years of age, and fought in the French North African campaigns of the 1840s. He attended the fine art academies in Valenciennes from 1850, studying under Julien Potier, and later mentored some of the city's most promising

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