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GALLAIT, Louis (1810 - 1887), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GALLAIT, Louis (1810 - 1887), Painter, draughtsman

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Belgian, 19th century, male.

Born 10 March 1810, in Tournai (Hainaut); died 20 November 1887, in Schaerbeek (Brussels).

Painter, draughtsman. History painting, religious subjects, mythological subjects, genre scenes, portraits.

[not available online]Gallait studied first at the academy of fine arts in Tournai, under Philippe Auguste Hennequin, and later in Antwerp and Paris, where he entered the studio of Ary Scheffer in 1834. Paul Delaroche was

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