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PAULIN-GUÉRIN (1783 - 1855), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PAULIN-GUÉRIN (1783 - 1855), Painter, draughtsman

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 24 March 1783, in Toulon; died 16 January 1855, in Paris.

Painter, draughtsman. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits.

While pursuing an apprenticeship as a locksmith, Paulin-Guérin also attended the École de Dessin in Marseilles. It is thought that a lack of work as a locksmith enabled him to devote himself to painting. A well-to-do art lover paid him a hundred

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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