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CHALLES, Charles Michel-Ange (1718 - 1778), Painter, engraver, architect, writer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHALLES, Charles Michel-Ange (1718 - 1778), Painter, engraver, architect, writer

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 18 March 1718, in Paris; died 8 January 1778, in Paris.

Painter, engraver, architect, writer.

[not available online]Challes was a pupil of Boucher and of André Lemoine. In 1739 he won the Prix de Rome with his Healing of Tobit and in 1753 became an academician, having painted for his acceptance piece an allegorical scene on the ceiling of

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