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FORBIN, Louis Nicolas Philippe Auguste de (1777 - 1841), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FORBIN, Louis Nicolas Philippe Auguste de (1777 - 1841), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 19 August 1777, in La Roque d'Anthéron (Bouches-du-Rhône); died 23 February 1841, in Paris.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman. Historical subjects, figures, scenes with figures, architectural interiors, landscapes, urban landscapes, architectural views, ruins.

[not available online]Count Louis Forbin worked in David's studio. At the time of the Directoire, he served for a period as chamberlain to Princess Pauline Bonaparte.

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