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DELÉCLUZE, Étienne Jean (1781 - 1863), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DELÉCLUZE, Étienne Jean (1781 - 1863), Painter, watercolourist

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 20 February 1781, in Paris; died 12 July 1863, in Versailles.

Painter, watercolourist. Mythological subjects, portraits.

Étienne Delécluze received encouragement from David at the beginning of his career, but he abandoned painting at an early stage, devoting himself to literature. His paintings include A Sacrifice to Ceres and Augustus and Cinna.

He was one of the most influential and

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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