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COUTURE, Thomas (1815 - 1879), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COUTURE, Thomas (1815 - 1879), Painter, draughtsman

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 21 December 1815, in Senlis (Oise); died 30 March 1879, in Villiers-le-Bel (Val-d'Oise).

Painter, draughtsman. History painting, figures, portraits, genre scenes, still-lifes.

[not available online] [not available online] [not available online]He studied first under Antoine-Jean Gros and then, following Gros's death, entered Paul Delaroche's studio. He was awarded second prize in the Prix de Rome in 1837. He exhibited at

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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