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Madou, Jean Baptiste

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00113705
Madou, Jean Baptiste

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Belgian, 19th century, male.

Born 3 February 1796, in Brussels; died 3 April 1877, in St-Joost-ten-Node (Brussels).

Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman, lithographer. Genre scenes.

Madou, who studied under P.J. François, was a draughtsman and calligrapher for the military topographic division in Courtrai. He then worked for the lithographers Jobur and Weissenbruck in Brussels, became an art teacher at the military school of art, and taught art to the children of the royal family....

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

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