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GAILLARD, Claude-Ferdinand (1834 - 1887), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GAILLARD, Claude-Ferdinand (1834 - 1887), Painter, engraver

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 7 January 1834, in Paris; died 20 January 1887, in Paris.

Painter, engraver. History painting, portraits.

[not available online]He studied both painting and engraving at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, mainly under Léon Cogniet. He won second prize in the engraving category of the Prix de Rome in 1852 and the Grand Prix de Rome itself in 1856. He

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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