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Orsel, André Jacques Victor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00133584
Orsel, André Jacques Victor

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 25 May 1795, in Oullins; died 30 November 1850, in Paris.

Painter, draughtsman. Religious subjects, portraits.

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André Jacques Victor Orsel was a pupil of Pierre Revoil in Lyons and Pierre Guérin in Paris. He travelled to Rome where he met the leading German Pre-Raphaelite artist Johann Overbeck, who had a considerable influence on his work. He also studied the ancient Greek artists. His key works include ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Religious Art ; Christian Art ; 19th-Century Art

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