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Raffet, Denis Auguste Marie

Raffet, Denis Auguste Marie dənē´ ōgüst´ märē´ räfā´ [key], 1804–60, French lithographer and illustrator student of Charlet and of Gros. He attained an individual style in his series depicting Napoleon I and his soldiers. His most notable work was a series of lithographs (1850) of the French siege of Rome. An excellent draftsman, Raffet illustrated numerous works, among them the Histoire de la révolution française of Adolphe Thiers.

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