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GAUDEFROY, Alphonse (1845 - 1936), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GAUDEFROY, Alphonse (1845 - 1936), Painter

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 25 March 1845, in Gentilly; died 1936, in Bréhat (Côtes-d'Armor).

Painter. Mythological subjects, hunting scenes, genre scenes, landscapes with figures, animals. Murals, designs for tapestries.

Alphonse Gaudefroy was the son of the painter Pierre Julien Gaudefroy and studied under Léon Cogniet and Alexandre Cabanel at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. In 1870 he was seriously wounded, along

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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