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LE SECQ, Henri (1818 - 1882), Painter, engraver, photographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LE SECQ, Henri (1818 - 1882), Painter, engraver, photographer

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1818, in Paris; died 1882.

Painter, engraver (etching), photographer. Genre scenes.

Henri Le Secq was a pupil of James Pradier for sculpture, then of the painters Paul Delaroche and Granger. Through them he met Gustave Le Gray with whom he took up photography around 1848, whilst continuing to paint. He was a member of the heliographic mission in 1851 and worked

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