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COGELL, Pierre (1734 - 1812), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COGELL, Pierre (1734 - 1812), Painter

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Swedish, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1734, in Stockholm; died 21 January 1812, in Lyons.

Painter. Portraits.

Pierre Cogell was a student at the Stockholm academy. In 1763 he won a travelling scholarship and went to work at the academy of fine arts in Copenhagen, and from there, in 1764, travelled to Lyons in southern France, where he settled. It is thought that he passed

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