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DEFRANCE, Léonard (1735 - 1805), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DEFRANCE, Léonard (1735 - 1805), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

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Flemish School, 18th century, male.

Born 5 November 1735, in Liège; died 22 February 1805.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. Mythological subjects, religious subjects, genre scenes, portraits, interiors, landscapes, flowers, fruit.

[not available online] [not available online]Léonard Defrance was a pupil of Jean-Baptiste Coclers. He lived in Rome from 1753 to 1759 and then in Florence, Bologna, Venice, Padua and Milan. He spent some time in France

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