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CORNEILLE, Michel (1642 - 1708), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CORNEILLE, Michel (1642 - 1708), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

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French, 17th century, male.

Born 29 September 1642, in Paris; died 16 August 1708, in Paris.

Painter, draughtsman, engraver. Mythological subjects, religious subjects.

[not available online]Michel began his artistic training with his father, Claude Corneille of Lyons, before becoming a pupil of Lebrun. He was accepted as an Académicien on 29 September 1663, and as a teaching assistant at the Académie on 27 October

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