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PAJOU, Jacques Augustin Catherine (1766 - 1828), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PAJOU, Jacques Augustin Catherine (1766 - 1828), Painter

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 27 August 1766, in Paris; died 28 November 1828, in Paris.

Painter. History painting, portraits.

The son of the sculptor Augustin Pajou, Jacques Pajou was a pupil of Vincent. He exhibited at the salon between 1791 and 1817, specializing in portraits. He was awarded a first-class medal in 1812.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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