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GAUCHEREL, Léon (1816 - 1886), Engraver, painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GAUCHEREL, Léon (1816 - 1886), Engraver, painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 21 May 1816, in Paris; died 7 January 1886.

Engraver, painter.

[not available online]He exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1847 to 1879 and awarded medals on several occasions (1855, 1859, 1861 and 1863). He was awarded the Légion d'Honneur on 9 August 1864. Gaucherel is particularly noted for his etchings for A. Lance's Travels in Italy (Excursion en Italie),

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