Auguste Étienne François Mayer

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The French corvette La Recherche close to Bear Island, Svalbard, August 7, 1838

Auguste Étienne François Mayer (Brest, 1805 - Brest, 1890) was a French painter.

He was specialised in naval motives, he participated on several Arctic expeditions, thus reflected in his collection of artwork.

Mayer taught drawing at the École Navale.

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