(1822 - 1882)
Alfred Dehodencq was active/lived in France, Morocco. Alfred Dehodencq is known for Orientalist figure and genre paintings.
Biography Alfred Dehodencq
Alfred Dehodencq (1822-1882) was a French painter born in Paris. He was known for his vivid oil paintings depicting slices of life in the world around him.
During his early years, Dehodencq studied in Paris at the Ecole des Beaux Arts* under the tutelage of French artist Leon Cogniet. Following the French Revolution of 1848, he spent five years in Spain where he became acquainted with the works of Spanish painters Diego Velázquez and Francisco Goya which had a strong influence on his approach to painting.
In 1853 he travelled to Morocco where for the following ten years he produced many of his most famous paintings depicting scenes of the world he encountered. While he considered himself to be a Last of the Romantics, h
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