Théodore Gudin

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Battle at The Lizard (1707) (oil on canvas, 1840s)

Jean Antoine Théodore Gudin (15 August 1802 – 11 April 1880) was a French painter of the 19th century, born in Paris.

He especially painted navy scenes, and was a pupil of Girodet-Trioson.[1] Gudin was one of the first Peintres de la Marine, at the court of Louis-Philippe and Napoleon III.

Gudin died at Boulogne-sur-Seine in 1880. His daughter Henriette Gudin also became a marine painter.


  1. ^ Denison, p. 183


  • Cyclopedia of Painters and Paintings by John Denison Champlin, Charles Callahan Perkins 1887

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