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CHAPRON, Nicolas (1612 - 1656), Painter, engraver, draughtsman, copyist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHAPRON, Nicolas (1612 - 1656), Painter, engraver, draughtsman, copyist

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French, 17th century, male.

Born 19 October 1612, in Châteaudun (Eure-et-Loir), in 1596 according to Larousse Dictionary; died c. 1656, in Rome, in 1647 according to Larousse Dictionary.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman, copyist. Mythological subjects, religious subjects.

[not available online]Nicolas Chapron was better known for his engravings than for his painting. He was a pupil of Simon Vouet. In 1640 Chapron completed a series

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