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GUYS, Constantin Ernest Adolphe Hyacinthe (1802 - 1892), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GUYS, Constantin Ernest Adolphe Hyacinthe (1802 - 1892), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1802, in Vlissingen (Flushing), the Netherlands, to French parents; died 1892, in Paris.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. Military subjects, genre scenes.

Constantin Ernest Adolphe Hyacinthe Guys was born in The Netherlands the same year as Victor Hugo. He was of French descent (his father was a chief naval administrator at Vlissingen) and died utterly destitute in 1892 at the age

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