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CONSTANTIN, Jean Antoine (1756 - 1844), Painter, watercolourist, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CONSTANTIN, Jean Antoine (1756 - 1844), Painter, watercolourist, engraver

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 21 January 1756, in Bonneveine, near Marseilles; died 9 January 1844, in Aix-en-Provence.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver.

Jean Constantin studied under the Marseilles artists Kapeller père and David, then went to Rome to complete his artistic education under the direction of Vien. He stayed there six years before returning to Aix, where, in 1787, he was appointed director of

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