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DEFAUX, Alexandre (1826 - 1900), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DEFAUX, Alexandre (1826 - 1900), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 27 September 1826, in Bercy; died 1900, in Paris.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, draughtsman. Landscapes, landscapes with figures, rustic scenes, animals, farmyard scenes.

Barbizon School.

[not available online]Defaux, whose delicate style was equally successful in watercolour or in oil, was a pupil of Corot. He made his debut at the Salon in 1859 with a Vue de carrière abandonnée

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