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FRAGONARD, Alexandre Evariste (1780 - 1850), Painter, sculptor, illustrator, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FRAGONARD, Alexandre Evariste (1780 - 1850), Painter, sculptor, illustrator, lithographer

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French, 19th century, male.

Born October 1780, in Grasse; died 10 November 1850, in Paris.

Painter, sculptor, illustrator, lithographer. History painting, religious subjects, mythological subjects. Murals.

Alexandre Evariste studied under his father Jean-Honoré Fragonard and under Jacques-Louis David. He exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1799 to 1842.

Fragonard began painting mythological subjects, before turning to religious, monarchist and Napoleonic themes. He

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