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DURAND-BRAGER, Jean-Baptiste Henri (1814 - 1879), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DURAND-BRAGER, Jean-Baptiste Henri (1814 - 1879), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 21 May 1814, in Dol (Ile-et-Vilaine); died 1879, in Paris.

Painter. Military subjects, seascapes.

Orientalism.

After fighting in several lengthy military campaigns, Durand-Brager joined the studio of the painter Eugène Isabey, and travelled widely in Europe, Algeria, Senegal and along almost the whole of Africa's Atlantic coast. In 1840 he was a member of the expedition sent to bring the

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