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LAUGIER, Jean Nicolas (1785 - 1875), Painter, engraver, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LAUGIER, Jean Nicolas (1785 - 1875), Painter, engraver, illustrator

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 22 June 1785, in Toulon; died 20 February 1875, in Cormeilles (Val-d'Oise).

Painter, engraver, illustrator.

Jean Nicolas Laugier was admitted to the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris in 1813, where he studied under Louis Girodet. He went to America in 1835 to access the information he needed to make a portrait of George Washington. He copied Gilbert Stuart's portrait of

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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