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LANGLOIS, Jean-Charles (1789 - 1870), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LANGLOIS, Jean-Charles (1789 - 1870), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 22 July 1789, in Beaumont-en-Auge; died 24 March 1870, in Paris.

Painter. Military subjects, landscapes.

[not available online]Jean-Charles Langlois studied at the École Polytechnique, one of the most prestigious engineering schools, and joined the army, becoming a staff-colonel and aide-de-camp to Marshal Gouvion-St-Cyr. Meanwhile, he studied painting with Baron Gros, Louis Girodet and Horace Vernet.

He took part in the Paris

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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