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Chancel, Benoît

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI:
Chancel, Benoît

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 9 March 1819, in Lyons; died 11 April 1891, in Paris.


Chancel was admitted to the École des Beaux-Arts in Lyons in 1836, where he studied under Bonnefonds. He subsequently worked with Auguste Flandrin in Lyons and Hippolyte Flandrin in Paris; as the latter's assistant, he worked on the decoration of the churches of St-Paul in Nîmes, St-Vincent-de-Paul in Paris, and St-Martin-d'Ainay in Lyons. He made his Salon début in Lyons in ...

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