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Charles Guillaume Alexandre Bourgeois (1759-1832)

"Charles Guillaume Alexandre Bourgeois (16 December 1759 – 7 May 1832) was a French physicist and painter.

As a painter, he´s known by his gray camaïeux; some of his portraits are in the Musée du Louvre.

As a physicist, he was an important optician. His two main works are:

Leçons expérimentales d´optique sur la lumière et les couleurs destinées à rétablir dans leur intégrité les faits dénaturés par Newton (1816–1817)Manuel d´optique expérimentale à l´usage des artistes et des physiciens (1821). Maria Letizia Ramolino. Jean Gaspard Vence, French privateer and Admiral (Musée du Louvre). Authority control BNF: cb149541743 (data)GND: 133579352ISNI: 0000 0001 2019 5595KulturNav: 97dbb285-b4af-432a-b3c1-226e57f9bfb5LCCN: no2011090307RKD: 11506SUDOC: 057540144ULAN: 500063663VIAF: 280100 WorldCat Identities (via VIAF): 280100" - ( 30.01.2020)

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Created Charles Guillaume Alexandre Bourgeois (1759-1832)
Template creation Heinrich Heger (1777-1835)

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