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DÉCHENAUD, Adolphe (1868 - 1929), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DÉCHENAUD, Adolphe (1868 - 1929), Painter

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 28 June 1868, in Sennecey-le-Grand (Saône-et-Loire); died 27 December 1929, in Paris.

Painter. Figure compositions, portraits.

[not available online]A pupil of Benjamin-Constant, Adolphe Déchenaud started by painting in a style inspired by dramatic religious or Classical themes such as Judith with the Head of Holofernes or Philemon and Baucis. Later, his works acquired greater humanity in subjects such

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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