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DECAMPS, Alexandre Gabriel (1803 - 1860), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DECAMPS, Alexandre Gabriel (1803 - 1860), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 3 March 1803, in Paris; died 22 August 1860, in Fontainebleau, fell from a horse whilst hunting.

Painter (gouache), watercolourist, draughtsman. History painting, religious subjects, local scenes, dogs.

Orientalism.

Barbizon School.

[not available online] [not available online] [not available online] [not available online]Alexander Gabriel Decamps was born in Paris on 3 March 1803. In a letter he says

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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