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GIRARD, Pierre (1806 - 1872), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GIRARD, Pierre (1806 - 1872), Painter, watercolourist

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1806, in Paris; died 30 July 1872, in Paris.

Painter (gouache), watercolourist. Genre scenes, landscapes.

Pierre Girard studied under Gros, and was awarded a silver medal in the Prix de Rome in 1833. He exhibited landscapes at the Salon from 1827 to 1872.

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