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LANÇON, Auguste André (1836 - 1887), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LANÇON, Auguste André (1836 - 1887), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1836, in St-Claude (Jura); died March 1887, in Paris.

Painter, draughtsman, engraver. Military subjects, animals.

Auguste Lançon was the son of a joiner and was apprenticed to a lithographer in St-Claude. He then studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Lyons and finally went to Paris, where he studied under Picot. He entered the Ambulances de la Presse (field

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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