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CRAUK, Charles Alexandre (1819 - 1905), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CRAUK, Charles Alexandre (1819 - 1905), Painter

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 27 January 1819, in Donchy; died 30 May 1905, in Paris.

Painter. Mythological subjects, religious subjects, portraits.

Charles Alexandre Crauk entered the École des Beaux-Arts on 1 October 1840, where he was a pupil of Picot. In 1852 he painted Ecstasy of St Lambert commissioned by the French Ministry of the Interior, and in the following year produced Baptism

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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