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CORNU, Gabriel (<i>died</i> 1763), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CORNU, Gabriel (died 1763), Painter

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French, 18th century, male.

Born in Paris; died October 1763, in Paris.


Gabriel Cornu was the son of the sculptor Jean Cornu and a pupil of Largillière. Although he was an assistant teacher at the Académie de St-Luc in Paris, he took part in very few exhibitions there. He exhibited some religious and mythological scenes in 1751, 1752 and 1753.

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