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COLART DE LAON (<i>died</i> 1417), Illuminator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COLART DE LAON (died 1417), Illuminator

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French, 14th – 15th century, male.

Died before May 1417.


From 1376 he was working in Paris for the Duke of Burgundy and the royal family. In 1394 he decorated a carriage for Duchess Valentina of Orléans and her sister, Gian Maria Visconti of Milan. Another interesting reference to him is: 'To Colart de Laon on 23 December of the above year for payment for the painting of large

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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