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DUME, Edme (1792 - 1861), Painter, watercolourist, Decorative artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DUME, Edme (1792 - 1861), Painter, watercolourist, Decorative artist

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 15 November 1792, in Tanlay (Yonne); died 27 January 1861, in Rouen.

Painter, watercolourist, Decorative artist. Landscapes.

Edme Dume studied with Ciceri. In charge of theatrical equipment for the city of Rouen, he painted numerous backdrops for the Opera. In 1831, 1833 and 1834 he sent watercolour views to the Paris Salon.

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