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AUBRY, Étienne (1745 - 1781), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AUBRY, Étienne (1745 - 1781), Painter, draughtsman

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 10 January 1745, in Versailles; died 24 July 1781, in Versailles.

Painter, draughtsman. Portraits, genre scenes.

[not available online]Étienne Aubry studied under Jacques-Augustin de Silvestre and Joseph Marie Vien and was strongly influenced by Jean-Baptiste Greuze. Having rapidly made his name as a portraitist and genre painter, he died at the young age of 36. He also painted historical subjects.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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