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Alfred-Louis Brunet-Debaines, 1845-1939

Nationality: French
Date of Birth: 1845
Place of Birth: Le Havre
Date of Death: 1939
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Alfred-Louis Brunet-Debaines was a painter, watercolourist and etcher.


Brunet-Debaines was a student of Normand, Lalanne and Pils. He entered the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in 1863 and made his début at the Salon in 1866. He exhibited in Britain from 1872 to 1886 at the Royal Academy, Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers, Dowdeswell Galleries (alongside work by JW) and Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts. In 1882 he was elected a member of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers.


E. Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres Sculpteurs Dessinateurs et Graveurs, 8 vols (Librairie Gründ, 1956-61); J. Johnson and A. Gruetzner, Dictionary of British Artists 1880-1940, Woodbridge, 1880.