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BROC, Jean (1771 - 1850), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BROC, Jean (1771 - 1850), Painter

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1771, in Montignac (Dordogne); died 1850, in Poland.

Painter. History painting, portraits, genre scenes.


A pupil of David, Broc exhibited at the Paris Salons of 1800 and 1833, when he was awarded a first-class medal. He was a member of a dissenting group within David's studio, the so-called primitives ('Primitifs'), who worked in sombre tones,

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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