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COSSARD, Pierre Guillaume (1720 - 1784), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COSSARD, Pierre Guillaume (1720 - 1784), Painter

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1720, in Troyes; died 1784.


This artist was the son of Guillaume Cossard II. He founded a free Royal School of Drawing in Troyes. The church of St-Rémi in Troyes has several of his paintings.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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