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MOREAU, Gustave (1826 - 1898), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MOREAU, Gustave (1826 - 1898), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 6 April 1826, in Paris; died 18 April 1898, in Paris.

Painter (gouache), watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman, illustrator. History painting, scenes with figures, religious subjects, mythological subjects.

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[not available online] [not available online]Gustave Moreau was the eldest child of a government architect, whose connections may help to explain his early official commissions. Following a journey to Italy

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