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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Decamps, Alexandra Gabriel
A distinguished French painter, born in Paris; brought up as a boy among the peasants of Picardy; represented nature as he in his own way saw it himself, and visited Switzerland and the East, where he found materials for original and powerful pictures; his pictures since his death have brought great prices (1803-1860).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Decamps, Alexandra Gabriel'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/d/decamps-alexandra-gabriel.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.