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COMTE, Pierre-Charles (1823 - 1895), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COMTE, Pierre-Charles (1823 - 1895), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 23 April 1823, in Lyons; died 28 November 1895, in Paris.

Painter. History painting, genre scenes.

[not available online]He was a pupil at the École des Beaux-Arts in Lyons from 1841 to 1842, studying with Bonnefond in his studio, and then went on to study in Paris with Tony Robert-Fleury. He exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1848 to 1887, notably

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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