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GUÉRIN, Pierre Narcisse (1774 - 1833), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GUÉRIN, Pierre Narcisse (1774 - 1833), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 13 March 1774, in Paris; died 16 July 1833, in Rome.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. Historical subjects, mythological subjects, portraits.

[not available online] [not available online]Pierre Narcisse Guérin became a celebrated painter against the odds. Though the young Guérin showed no interest in painting, his parents somehow forced upon him an artistic career. He was first apprenticed to

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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