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BEAUMETZ, Jean de (<i>died</i> 1396), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BEAUMETZ, Jean de (died 1396), Painter

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Flemish, 14th century, male.

Born to a family originally from Artois; died 16 September 1396, in Dijon.


Franco-Flemish School.

Jean de Beaumetz is recorded in documents as having been in Arras, then in Valenciennes in 1361, then in Paris until 1375, and then in Dijon. In Dijon he was valet de chambre and painter to Duke Philip the Bold, and he directed workshops producing painted retables and

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