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LECOINTE, Charles Joseph (1824 - 1886), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LECOINTE, Charles Joseph (1824 - 1886), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 23 February 1824, in Paris; died 28 February 1886, in Asnières (Hauts-de-Seine).

Painter. Landscapes with figures.

Charles Lecointe studied under François Picot and Claude Aligny and won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1849 in the historical landscape section. He won a third-class medal in 1844 and 1855, and a mention in 1861. Lecointe executed two historical landscapes about the life

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