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DUNANT, Prosper (1790 - 1878), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DUNANT, Prosper (1790 - 1878), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 17 August 1790, in Lathuile (Haute-Savoie); died 1878.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver. Landscapes, urban landscapes.

Prosper Dunant studied architecture and painting in Paris at the Académie Royale under the guidance of Bidauld, who also taught Corot. He then settled in his birthplace and devoted himself to painting. He worked as an amateur, painting and engraving what he saw around

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