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DEBAY, Auguste Hyacinthe (1804 - 1865), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DEBAY, Auguste Hyacinthe (1804 - 1865), Painter, sculptor

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 2 April 1804, in Nantes; died 24 March 1865, in Paris.

Painter, sculptor. History painting, portraits.

As the son of Jean Baptiste Joseph Debay, Auguste Debay made his debut as a sculptor from the age of 13 at the Paris Salon where he received a medal in 1819. Through his interest in painting he became a pupil of Gros and

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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