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DEVOUGES, Louis Benjamin Marie (1770 - 1842), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DEVOUGES, Louis Benjamin Marie (1770 - 1842), Painter

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1770, in Paris; died 19 July 1842, in Paris.

Painter. Figures, portraits.

A pupil of Regnault, David and De Marne, Louis Benjamin Marie Devouges exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1793 to 1839, favouring pastoral scenes. He also did a number of portraits. During a trip to Russia, he painted a large number of pictures for Prince Narishkin's gallery.

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