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WAILLY, Charles de (1729 - 1798), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
WAILLY, Charles de (1729 - 1798), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 9 November 1729 or or, in Paris; died 2 November 1798, in Paris.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman (including wash/ink), engraver, architect. Historical subjects, church interiors, architectural interiors, landscapes, urban landscapes, architectural views.

Charles de Wailly studied under Blondel and Lejay. He became a member of the Académie Royale d'Architecture and exhibited at the Paris Salon between 1771 and 1796.

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