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COLIN, Alexandre-Marie (1798 - 1873), Painter, draughtsman, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COLIN, Alexandre-Marie (1798 - 1873), Painter, draughtsman, lithographer

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 5 December 1798, in Paris; died 1873, in Paris.

Painter, draughtsman (including wash), lithographer. Historical subjects, religious subjects, figure compositions, figures, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, animals, horses. Church decoration.

He was a pupil of Girodet and close friend of Delacroix and Bonington. He exhibited at the Paris Salons from 1819 until the end of his life, gaining a second-class

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