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O'CONNELL, Frédérique Émilie Auguste (1823 - 1885), Painter, watercolourist, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
O'CONNELL, Frédérique Émilie Auguste (1823 - 1885), Painter, watercolourist, engraver

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German, 19th century, female.

Born 22 March 1823, in Potsdam; died 21 October 1885, in Paris.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver. History painting, portraits.

To begin with O'Connell was active in Berlin, then she settled in Brussels, where she married in 1844. She arrived in Paris at the beginning of 1853, where Begas, Bertin and Louis Gallait were her mentors. She very quickly became one of

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