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GAUFFIER, Louis (1761 - 1801), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GAUFFIER, Louis (1761 - 1801), Painter, draughtsman

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1761, in Poitiers or in La Rochelle; died 20 October 1801, in Livorno, Italy.

Painter (gouache), draughtsman. History painting, religious subjects, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes.

[not available online]Louis Gauffier was a student of Taraval. In 1784, he won the first Grand Prix de Peinture for: Samaritan Woman at Jesus' Feet. He took part in the Salons in Paris from 1789

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