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BEAUFORT, Jacques Antoine (1721 - 1784), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BEAUFORT, Jacques Antoine (1721 - 1784), Painter, draughtsman

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1721, in Paris; died 25 June 1784, in Rueil (Hauts-de-Seine).

Painter, draughtsman. History painting, religious subjects, mythological subjects, landscapes.

In 1771 he became a member of the Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture, having presented an acceptance piece entitled Brutus Leaning over the Body of Lucretius, Vowing to Take Revenge. Other notable works by this artist are Death

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