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Hesse, Nicolas Auguste

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00087079
Hesse, Nicolas Auguste

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 28 August 1795, in Paris; died 14 June 1869, in Paris.

Painter, draughtsman. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, mythological subjects, portraits. Murals, designs for stained glass.

This artist, one of the masters of the Classical School, was taught by his brother, Henri Joseph, and by Baron Gros. He entered the École des Beaux-Arts in August ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass ; Religious Art ; Christian Art ; 19th-Century Art

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