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CHÉRON, Élisabeth Sophie (1648 - 1711), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHÉRON, Élisabeth Sophie (1648 - 1711), Painter, engraver

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French, 17th – 18th century, female.

Born 3 October 1648, in Paris; died 3 September 1711, in Paris.

Painter, engraver.

A musician and a writer, Élizabeth Chéron was made a member of the Académie de Peinture on 11 June 1672. She was a Protestant but converted to Catholicism. She is reported to have entered into a marriage of convenience, at the age of 60, with Jacques

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