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FONTAINE, Edme Adolphe (<i>born</i> 1814), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FONTAINE, Edme Adolphe (born 1814), Painter, watercolourist

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 8 May 1814, in Noisy-le-Grand (Seine-St-Denis).

Painter, watercolourist. Military subjects, military portraits.

Enrolled at the École des Beaux-Arts on 7 April 1838 and studied under L. Cogniet; was awarded a bronze medal in 1852. His work was exhibited at salons between 1845 and 1878. Examples include Ibrahim Pasha at the St-Cyr Military Academy, 22 May 1846; Jocelyn; Zouaves; Souvenir

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