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BRENET, Nicolas Guy (1728 - 1792), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BRENET, Nicolas Guy (1728 - 1792), Painter, engraver

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 30 June 1728, in Paris; died 22 February 1792, in Paris.

Painter, engraver. Religious subjects, mythological subjects.

[not available online]Son of one Guy Brenet, an engraver of medals. He went to Rome in 1756, and was accepted as a member of the academy of painting on 25 February 1769. His reception piece, Theseus Receiving His Father's Arms, was exhibited

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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