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DEBRET, Jean Baptiste (1768 - 1848), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DEBRET, Jean Baptiste (1768 - 1848), Painter, watercolourist

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Active also active in Brazil.

Born 18 April 1768, in Paris; died 11 June 1848, in Paris.

Painter, watercolourist. History painting, genre scenes.

A pupil of David, he won the second Prix de Rome in 1791. He featured in the Salon de Paris from 1799 to 1814. He was invited to open the academy of arts in Rio de

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