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BOISSIEU, Jean-Jacques de (1736 - 1810), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOISSIEU, Jean-Jacques de (1736 - 1810), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 30 November 1736, in Lyons; died 1 March 1810, in Lyons.

Painter (gouache), watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman. Scenes with figures, genre scenes, landscapes.

[not available online]The son of a doctor from Lyons, de Boissieu initially took drawing lessons with a teacher named Lombard before attending the studio of the historical painter Charles Frontier. His family forced him to

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