Charles Gleyre

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Marc Gabriel Charles Gleyre (2 May 1806 – 5 May 1874), was a Swiss artist who was a resident in France from an early age. He took over the studio of Paul Delaroche in 1843 and taught a number of younger artists who became prominent, including Henry-Lionel Brioux,[1] George du Maurier,[2] Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Louis-Frederic Schützenberger, Alfred Sisley, Auguste Toulmouche, and James Abbott McNeill Whistler.[3]

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Charles Gleyre
Self-portrait (1841)
Born(1806-05-02)2 May 1806
Chevilly, Switzerland
Died5 May 1874(1874-05-05) (aged 68)
Paris, France
Known foroil painting
Notable workLost Illusions