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DURAND, Godefroy (<i>born</i> 1832), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DURAND, Godefroy (born 1832), Painter, draughtsman

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1832, in Düsseldorf, Germany, to French parents.

Painter, draughtsman.

Godefroy Durand was a pupil of Léon Cogniet, and a draughtsman rather than a painter. He illustrated a number of books, including Renan's Life of Jesus (La vie de Jésus) and Yriarte's War in Morocco (la Guerre au Maroc).

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