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FRANÇOIS, Alphonse (1814 - 1888), Engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FRANÇOIS, Alphonse (1814 - 1888), Engraver

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 25 August 1814, in Paris; died 7 July 1888, in Paris.


Alphonse François was a pupil of Henriquel-Dupont. He was awarded medals in 1851 and 1857, together with a gold medal of the 1867 Exposition Universelle. He exhibited at the Salon from 1842 to 1880. A talented artist, François was elected to membership of the Institute in 1873 and made an

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