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LUGARDON, Jean Léonard (<i>died</i> 1884), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LUGARDON, Jean Léonard (died 1884), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 30 September or or, in Geneva, to French parents; died 16 August 1884, in Geneva.

Painter. History painting, portraits, genre scenes.

The son of a clockmaker, Lugardon studied in Geneva and then in Paris, where he was the student of the baron Gros and of Ingres. He continued his studies in Florence, staying in Italy from 1825 to 1834, then returned

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