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NÈGRE, Charles (1820 - 1880), Painter, engraver, draughtsman, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
NÈGRE, Charles (1820 - 1880), Painter, engraver, draughtsman, lithographer

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 10 May 1820, in Grasse; died 16 January 1880, in Grasse or Nice.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman, lithographer, photographer. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, genre scenes, portraits, landscapes.

Charles Nègre first trained with Sébastien Pezetti in Aix-en-Provence before moving to Paris in 1839, where he studied under Paul Delaroche and Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres. He dabbled in all genres, painting Voyage

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