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DROUYN, François Joseph Léo (1816 - 1896), Painter, engraver, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DROUYN, François Joseph Léo (1816 - 1896), Painter, engraver, illustrator

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 12 July 1816, in Izon; died 3 August 1896, in Bordeaux.

Painter, engraver, illustrator. Landscapes.

François Drouyn studied under Jean-Paul Alaux in Bordeaux before leaving for Paris, where he completed his studies under Paul Delaroche, Léon Cogniet and, above all, Louis Marvy, who instructed him in the art of engraving. Drouet exhibited at the Paris Salon between 1851 and

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