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ALLEGRAIN, Étienne (1644 - 1736), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ALLEGRAIN, Étienne (1644 - 1736), Painter, draughtsman

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French, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1644, in Paris, in 1653 according to Larousse Dictionary; died 1736, in Paris.

Painter (including gouache), draughtsman. Mythological subjects, landscapes, landscapes with figures, architectural views.

Étienne Allegrain's career is known only from 1688, when he painted views of the park at Versailles for the Trianon gallery. He was still employed by the king in 1695 and in 1700 at

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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