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BRÉBIETTE, Pierre (1598 - 1650), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BRÉBIETTE, Pierre (1598 - 1650), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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French, 17th century, male.

Born 1598, in Mantes-la-Jolie (Yvelines); died c. 1650.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Allegorical subjects, mythological subjects.

According to Mariette, Brébiette was a pupil of Lallemand. He travelled throughout Italy in his youth, including a long sojourn in Venice. The Musée des Beaux-Arts in Orléans mounted an exhibition of his work in 2001. With a fertile imagination, but a lazy disposition, Brébiette preferred

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