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JOURDY, Paul (1805 - 1856), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
JOURDY, Paul (1805 - 1856), Painter, watercolourist

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 17 December 1805, in Dijon; died 28 October 1856, in Paris.

Painter, watercolourist. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes.

Jourdy entered the École des Beaux-Arts on 30th October 1820. He was a pupil of Lethière and Ingres. He obtained the second Prix de Rome in 1828 and the first in 1834. He exhibited portraits and historical subjects from

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