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Chassesriau, Theodore

CHASSESRIAU, THEODORE (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.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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