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NERVAL, Gérard de (1808 - 1855), Poet, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
NERVAL, Gérard de (1808 - 1855), Poet, draughtsman

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 21 May 1808, in Paris; died 26 January 1855, in Paris.

Poet, draughtsman.

Gérard de Nerval is best remembered for the following: two manuscripts of his anthology Poetry, which are decorated with calligraphy and his own drawings; a Portrait of an Oriental Woman; and some curious drawings and family trees in the margins of his poems Aurélia and Pandora

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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