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GAGNEREAUX, Bénigne (1756 - 1795), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GAGNEREAUX, Bénigne (1756 - 1795), Painter, draughtsman

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French, 18th century, male.

Active also active in Italy.

Born 24 September 1756, in Dijon; died 18 August 1795, in Florence.

Painter, draughtsman. Mythological subjects, allegorical subjects, genre scenes, portraits, animals, landscapes.

[not available online]A student of François Devosges III in Dijon, Bénigne Gagnereaux was sent to Rome in 1776 at the expense of the province of Bourgogne. He became an historical painter to King

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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