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GAUTHEROT, Pierre (1765 - 1825), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GAUTHEROT, Pierre (1765 - 1825), Painter

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1765 or 1769, in Paris; died July 1825, in Paris.

Painter. History painting, mythological subjects, portraits.

Pierre was the son of Claude Gautherot, with whom he has often been confused. He entered David's studio in 1787 and, under the patronage of the master, who had become his friend, opened a school, which turned out excellent pupils.

In 1820, he

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