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HAMON, Jean-Louis (1821 - 1874), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HAMON, Jean-Louis (1821 - 1874), Painter, draughtsman

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French, 19th century, male.

Active in Italy.

Born 5 May 1821, in St-Loup-de-Plouha (Côtes-d'Armor); died 1874, in St-Raphaël (Var).

Painter, draughtsman. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

[not available online] [not available online]Jean-Louis Hamon's father, a customs official, intended him to become a priest, but he obtained a scholarship to study art. He joined the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris in 1842 and studied

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