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DORÉ, Paul Gustave Louis Christophe, called Gustave (1832 - 1883), Painter, watercolourist, sculptor, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DORÉ, Paul Gustave Louis Christophe, called Gustave (1832 - 1883), Painter, watercolourist, sculptor, engraver

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 6 January 1832, in Strasbourg; died 23 January 1883, in Paris.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, sculptor, engraver, lithographer, draughtsman, illustrator. Mythological subjects, religious subjects, military subjects, genre scenes, portraits, landscapes. Monuments, groups, statues.

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