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Théodore Chassériau

French painter

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Born in the Dominican Republic. Painter of decorative schemes, portraits, nudes, and North African scenes. Perhaps most famous for the decoration of the Cour des Comptes in the Palais d'Orsay; he combined Ingres' classical linear grace with Delacroix's Romantic color.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500115358.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Théodore Chassériau:

Théodore Chassériau Apollo and Daphne, ca. 1844 Lithograph on chine collé
Théodore Chassériau Vénus Anadyomène, 1839 Lithograph on chine collé
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