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DECAN, Eugène (1829 - 1894), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DECAN, Eugène (1829 - 1894), Painter, sculptor

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 5 November 1829, in Paris; died 1894.

Painter, sculptor. Landscapes with figures.

Decan was educated under the guidance of L. Cogniet and made his debut at the Salon in 1848 with landscapes. He was inspired by Daubigny and especially by Corot, with whom he worked.

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