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Emile-Francois Dessein, 1808-1882

Nationality: French
Date of Birth: 1808
Place of Birth: Valenciennes
Date of Death: 1882
Place of Death: Valenciennes

Life:

Dessain studied under Bosselier and exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1831 to 1844. In 1852 he painted the Russian Imperial family.

Bibliography:

Emmanuel E. Bénézit, Dictionnaire Critique et Documentaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs de Tous les Temps et de Tous les Pays, Paris, 1924, vol. 2, p. 91.