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COUTAN, Amable-Paul (1792 - 1837), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COUTAN, Amable-Paul (1792 - 1837), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 13 December 1792, in Paris; died 28 March 1837, in Paris.


He studied under Gros. He was awarded second prize in the Prix de Rome competition in 1818, and won in 1820 for his Achilles Asking Nestor for the Gift of Knowledge. His other works include Arion, The Suffering of Christ (in the church of Notre-Dame-des-Champs, Paris), the Assumption

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