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LEBRETON, Louis (1818 - 1866), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LEBRETON, Louis (1818 - 1866), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1818, in Douarnenez (Finistère); died 1866, in Paris.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver, illustrator. Seascapes.

As a surgeon in the navy, Louis Lebreton embarked on long seafaring expeditions from 1836 to 1848, including the French sailor Jules-Sébastien César Dumont d'Urville's expedition aboard 'The Astrolabe' from 1837 to 1840. This gave Lebreton the opportunity to bring back drawings and

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