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DANDRÉ BARDON, Michel François (1700 - 1778), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DANDRÉ BARDON, Michel François (1700 - 1778), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 22 May 1700, in Aix-en-Provence; died 4 July 1778, in Paris.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, genre scenes.

Dandré Bardon's parents wanted him to be a magistrate and sent him to study law in Paris. However, he loved painting and in 1719 began spending his free time studying drawing with Jean-Baptiste Van Loo and painting with De

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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