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BALTARD DE LA FRESQUE, Louis-Pierre (1764 - 1848), Painter, engraver, architect

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BALTARD DE LA FRESQUE, Louis-Pierre (1764 - 1848), Painter, engraver, architect

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 9 July 1764, in Paris; died 22 January 1848, in Lyons.

Painter, engraver, architect.

Louis-Pierre Baltard de la Fresque was the father of the painter Jules Baltard and the architect Victor Baltard. Louis-Pierre built the arcades of the central markets at Les Halles in Paris as well as the capital's church of St-Augustin. As architect to the City

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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