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DESFRICHES, Aignan Thomas (1715 - 1800), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DESFRICHES, Aignan Thomas (1715 - 1800), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 7 March 1715, in Orléans; died 25 December 1800, in Orléans.

Painter, draughtsman, engraver. Portraits, landscapes.

[not available online]A student of Dominé in Orléans in 1732, Desfriches left the following year for Paris, where he received instruction from Bertin and later from Natoire. He made the acquaintance of Cochin and of Perronneau. The latter became his friend and made

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