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DIDAY, François (1802 - 1877), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DIDAY, François (1802 - 1877), Painter

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Swiss, 19th century, male.

Born 12 February 1802, in Geneva; died 28 November 1877, in Geneva.

Painter. Landscapes, mountainscapes.

[not available online]He began by receiving tuition from Constantin Hierzler before entering the school of art and drawing in Geneva; he also studied in Italy. By 1830 he was in Paris, where he painted with Gros and copied works from the Louvre. Diday exhibited in Turin, Vienna,

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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