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AMAND, Jacques-François (1730 - 1769), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AMAND, Jacques-François (1730 - 1769), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1730, in Goult (Vaucluse); died 1769, in Paris.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Mythological subjects.

Jacques-François Amand studied under Pierre, and won the Prix de Rome in 1756 for his Samson and Delilah. He became a member of the Académie on 26 July 1767. His principal works are: Samson Delivered to the Philistines and Ambassadors from Cambyses with the King

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