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DUCIS, Louis (1775 - 1847), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DUCIS, Louis (1775 - 1847), Painter

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 14 July 1775, in Versailles; died 2 March 1847, in Paris.

Painter. History painting, mythological subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

[not available online]Ducis was the pupil of Jacques Louis David, and participated in the Salon de Paris from 1804 to1838, receiving a first class medal in 1808. He was awarded the Légion d'Honneur in 1832.

Paintings by Ducis, whether they

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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