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COLSON, Jean François Gille (1733 - 1803), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COLSON, Jean François Gille (1733 - 1803), Painter, sculptor

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 2 March 1733, in Dijon; died 1 March 1803, in Paris.

Painter, sculptor. Figures, portraits, architectural views.

This artist learned his craft under the guidance of his father, Jean Baptiste Gille Colson, and was in the personal service of the Duke de Bouillon for 40 years. He was an architect as well as an artist: he built a temple on

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