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Neuville, Alphonse Marie de

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00129886
Neuville, Alphonse Marie de

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 31 May 1835, in St-Omer; died 19 May 1885, in Paris.

Painter, illustrator. Military subjects, battles, figures, urban landscapes.

Alphonse Marie de Neuville's family did not want him to become an artist, so he studied law for a time to please them, before eventually overcoming their opposition and embracing an artistic career. His teachers were Picot and Eugène Delacroix....

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Subjects: Painting ; Book Arts and Illustration ; 19th-Century Art

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