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GORGUET, Auguste François-Marie (1862 - 1927), Painter, draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GORGUET, Auguste François-Marie (1862 - 1927), Painter, draughtsman, illustrator

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 27 September 1862, in Paris; died 1927.

Painter, draughtsman, illustrator. Mythological subjects, genre scenes, portraits, landscapes. Murals, designs for tapestries.

[not available online]Auguste Gorguet was a pupil of Gustave Boulanger, Jean-Léon Gérôme and Léon Bonnat at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He was awarded a travel bursary in 1894, and visited Italy, Spain and North Africa.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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