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LESUEUR, Charles Alexandre (1778 - 1846), Painter, draughtsman, watercolourist, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LESUEUR, Charles Alexandre (1778 - 1846), Painter, draughtsman, watercolourist, engraver

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1 January 1778, in Le Havre; died 12 December 1846, in Ste-Adresse (Seine-Maritime).

Painter, draughtsman, watercolourist, engraver, lithographer. Portraits, local scenes, market scenes, street scenes, architectural views, natural history (botanical subjects/fish).

Charles Alexandre Lesueur, the natural history artist with an adventurous spirit and inquisitive approach to everything, countries, people and animals, certainly deserves to be rediscovered. He

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