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DEGEORGE, Christophe Thomas (1786 - 1854), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DEGEORGE, Christophe Thomas (1786 - 1854), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 8 October 1786, in Blanzat; died 21 November 1854, in Clermont.

Painter. History painting, religious subjects, portraits.

Christophe Degeorge entered the École des Beaux-Arts in 1814 where he studied under Gault de Saint Germain and David. He began his career at the Salon de Paris in 1810, but following the rejection of his painting Bonchamp Dying, Asking for Mercy from the

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