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Pujol, Abel, for Alexandre Denis Abel

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00146868
Pujol, Abel, for Alexandre Denis Abel

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1787, in Valenciennes; died 1861, in Paris.

Painter. History painting, religious subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

Abel Pujol's first painting, Philopoemen Recognised while Splitting Wood in the Kitchen of the House of a Friend who had Invited him to Dinner, made such an impression on David that he allowed him to join his studio. In ...

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

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