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DEDREUX-DORCY, Pierre Joseph (1789 - 1874), Painter, pastellist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DEDREUX-DORCY, Pierre Joseph (1789 - 1874), Painter, pastellist

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 28 April 1789, in Paris; died 9 October 1874.

Painter, pastellist. History painting, portraits, landscapes.

This artist was a pupil of Guérin and the uncle of Alfred Dedreux. He was chosen to contribute to the decoration of the church of the Madeleine in Paris. He worked with Géricault on the painting The Bather..

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