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BRIARD, Gabriel (1729 - 1777), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BRIARD, Gabriel (1729 - 1777), Painter

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1729, in Paris; died 18 November 1777, in Paris.


[not available online]A pupil of Natoire, Briard won the Prix de Rome in 1749, for his Resurrection of a Body on the Tomb of Elisha. He was elected to the Académie de St-Luc on 30 April 1768, with a painting of Herminia Taking Refuge at a Peasant's House, and appointed

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