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GIGOUX, Jean François (1806 - 1894), Painter, lithographer, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GIGOUX, Jean François (1806 - 1894), Painter, lithographer, illustrator

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 8 January 1806, in Besançon; died 12 December 1894, in Besançon.

Painter, lithographer, illustrator. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

[not available online] [not available online]Jean François Gigoux studied initially at the academy in Besançon before enrolling at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris on 2 April 1828. He exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1831, chiefly with

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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