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EDOUART, Augustin Amant Constant Fidèle (1789 - 1861), Silhouettist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
EDOUART, Augustin Amant Constant Fidèle (1789 - 1861), Silhouettist

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1789, in Dunkirk; died 1861, in Guisnes, near Calais.


Having settled in London in 1813, Augustin Edouart first painted animals before becoming silhouettist to the French royal family. He is probably the same person as the A. Edouart who exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1815 and 1816. He travelled in Scotland, Ireland and America and was one of the most

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