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CARON, Antoine (1520 - 1599), Painter, glass painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CARON, Antoine (1520 - 1599), Painter, glass painter, engraver, draughtsman

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French, 16th century, male.

Born 1520 or 1521, in Beauvais; died 1599, in Paris.

Painter, glass painter, engraver, draughtsman. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, portraits. Designs for tapestries.

First Fontainebleau School.

[not available online]Caron married Jeanne Bitouzet in 1571 and had several daughters, one of whom married the famous engraver Thomas de Leu, who did a drawing of his father-in-law dated 1592

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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