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GAVARNI, Paul (1804 - 1866), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GAVARNI, Paul (1804 - 1866), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 13 January 1804, in Paris; died 24 November 1866, in Paris.

Painter (gouache), watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman, illustrator, caricaturist. Genre scenes.

[not available online] [not available online]By his own admission, Paul Gavarni started life as a 'pen-pusher', a civil servant seconded to the town surveyor's office in Tarbes, where he had ample time to make various sketches and

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