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date: 07 December 2019

Lacaze, Louislocked

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1798, in Paris; died 1869.

Painter, collector. Genre scenes, portraits.

Louis Lacaze was a great collector and donated some 600 works to the museums of France. He also painted some of his pictures in the classical style, however, the disastrous use of a bitumen paint caused irreparable cracks in the dark areas....

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