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AUDRAN, Claude, called Claude III (1658 - 1734), Painter, designer of ornamental architectural features

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AUDRAN, Claude, called Claude III (1658 - 1734), Painter, designer of ornamental architectural features

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French, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 28 May 1658, in Lyons; died 27 May 1734, in Paris.

Painter, designer of ornamental architectural features. Wall decorations.

Claude III was the son, and the student, of Germain Audran. He was also taught by his uncle, Claude II, and Gérard Audran. He worked mostly on the decoration of royal residences, carrying out extensive work at the Châteaux

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