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GÉRICAULT, Jean Louis André Théodore (1791 - 1824), Painter, watercolourist, lithographer, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GÉRICAULT, Jean Louis André Théodore (1791 - 1824), Painter, watercolourist, lithographer, draughtsman

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 26 September 1791, in Rouen; died 26 January 1824, in Paris.

Painter (gouache), watercolourist, lithographer, draughtsman, sculptor. History painting, mythological subjects, portraits, madness genre scenes, horse racing scenes, animals.

Romanticism.

[not available online] [not available online] [not available online]Théodore Géricault’s family was from Rouen (where his father was a successful lawyer) but left that city just before 1800

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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