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FAY, Joseph (1813 - 1875), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FAY, Joseph (1813 - 1875), Painter

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 10 August 1813, in Cologne; died 27 July 1875, in Düsseldorf.

Painter. History painting, religious subjects, mythological subjects, genre scenes.

From 1833 to 1841, Joseph Fay studied painting at the academy of art in Düsseldorf. He continued his studies in Munich, before going on to study under Paul Delaroche at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He exhibited at the Paris

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