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DUPENDANT (<i>born</i> 1835), Draughtsman, caricaturist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DUPENDANT (born 1835), Draughtsman, caricaturist

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French, 19th century, male.

Born c. 1835.

Draughtsman, caricaturist.

Dupendant's caricatures, mostly done in watercolour wash or heightened with gouache, have a bitter and aggressive style reminiscent of the art of Daumier.

He was rediscovered in the course of an exhibition on the centenary of the Commune in the Musée de St-Denis in 1971.

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