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Hersent, Louis

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00086877
Hersent, Louis

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 10 March 1777, in Paris; died 2 October 1860, in Paris.

Painter, lithographer. History painting, mythological subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

Louis Hersent studied under Baron Regnault and came second in the Prix de Rome in 1797 with Death of Cato of Utica...

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Subjects: Painting ; Prints and Printmaking ; 19th-Century Art ; 18th-Century Art

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