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BLANCHET, Thomas (<i>died</i> 1689), Painter, draughtsman, engraver, architect

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BLANCHET, Thomas (died 1689), Painter, draughtsman, engraver, architect

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French, 17th century, male.

Born 1614 according to his death certificate, in Paris, in 1617 according to some sources; died 21 June 1689, in the Hôtel de Ville in Lyons.

Painter, draughtsman (including red chalk), engraver, architect, decorative designer. Historical subjects, mythological subjects, religious subjects, portraits, landscapes. Wall decorations, church decoration, decorative designs.

Blanchet is believed to have trained as a sculptor

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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