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DELAFOSSE, Jean Charles (1734 - 1789), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DELAFOSSE, Jean Charles (1734 - 1789), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1734; died 1789.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, landscapes, architectural views.

An architect, assistant professor of geometry and of perspective, he exhibited his work in 1774. In 1768 he published Historical Iconology (Iconologie historique). There are some possible confusions, particularly in the auction records, between this artist and Charles de Lafosse.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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