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PAJOU, Augustin Désiré (1800 - 1878), Painter, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PAJOU, Augustin Désiré (1800 - 1878), Painter, lithographer

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 26 December 1800, in Paris; died 29 March 1878, in Elbeuf.

Painter, lithographer. Historical subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

Augustin Pajou was the grandson of the celebrated sculptor and son of Jacques Augustin Pajou. He studied first under his father before joining the École des Beaux-Arts on 25 January 1819 and was taught by Gros and Hersent. He exhibited at the

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