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DETOUCHE, Laurent Didier (1815 - 1882), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DETOUCHE, Laurent Didier (1815 - 1882), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 29 July 1815, in Rheims; died 28 April 1882, in Paris.

Painter. Historical subjects, genre scenes.

Laurent Didier Detouche studied under Paul Delaroche and Robert-Fleury, and exhibited at the Salons from 1841 to 1875. His works include Richelieu's Cabinet and the Shield Dance. He was an admirer of the Venetian Masters, and in 1852 he published a pamphlet on the

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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