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ROBERT, Léopold Louis (1794 - 1835), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROBERT, Léopold Louis (1794 - 1835), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver

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Swiss, 19th century, male.

Born 13 May 1794, in La Chaux-de-Fonds; died 20 March 1835, in Venice.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver. Figures, portraits, genre scenes.

[not available online]Robert worked initially in business, but his love of art got the better of him and he devoted himself to painting. He went to Paris in 1810 with Charles Girardet and studied engraving with him, before

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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