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LEFÈVRE, Robert Jacques François Faust (1755 - 1830), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LEFÈVRE, Robert Jacques François Faust (1755 - 1830), Painter, draughtsman

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 24 September 1755, in Bayeux; died 3 October 1830, in Paris.

Painter, draughtsman. History painting, religious subjects, portraits.

[not available online]His father intended Lefèvre to go to the Bar, but his talent compelled him to devote himself to painting. He made the journey to Paris on foot, and returned to Caen, more passionate about art than ever. The

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