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VIGNY, Alfred Victor de (1797 - 1863), Draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
VIGNY, Alfred Victor de (1797 - 1863), Draughtsman, engraver

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 27 March 1797, in Loches (Indre-et-Loire); died 17 September 1863, in Paris.

Draughtsman, engraver.

Alfred-Victor Comte de Vigny served as a military officer from 1814 to 1825 and, in his leisure time, wrote verse and taught himself to draw. While garrisoned in Pau (where he was destined to meet his wife-to-be Lydia Bunbury), de Vigny made sketches of the town, the

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