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GIRARD, Alexis François (1787 - 1870), Engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GIRARD, Alexis François (1787 - 1870), Engraver

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1787, in Vincennes (Val-de-Marne); died 17 January 1870, in Paris.


Alexis Girard studied under Regnault and exhibited at the Salon from 1819 to 1866. He was awarded medals on several occasions and was made a member of the Légion d'Honneur on 14 August 1866. Girard engraved religious and historical subjects, together with numerous portraits.

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