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THEODORE CHASSERIAU (1819-1856)

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Originally appearing in Volume V05, Page 958 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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THEODORE CHASSERIAU (1819-1856), French painter, was born in the Antilles, and studied under Ingres at Paris and at Rome, subsequently falling under the influence of Paul Delaroche. He was a well-known painter of portraits and historical pieces, his " Tepidarium at Pompeii " (1853) being now in the Louvre.
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