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COURTOIS, Guillaume (1628 - 1679), Painter, fresco artist, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COURTOIS, Guillaume (1628 - 1679), Painter, fresco artist, engraver, draughtsman

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French, 17th century, male.

Born 1628, in St-Hippolyte (Doubs); died 14 June 1679, in Rome.

Painter, fresco artist, engraver, draughtsman. Allegorical subjects, portraits, landscapes.

The brother of Jacques Courtois, Guillaume Courtois was known as Il Borgognone (the Burgundian). He had Pietro da Cortona as his master, and spent much of his career in Rome. All the paintings in the chapel of the Palazzo

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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