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DESHAYS DE COLLEVILLE, Jean Baptiste Henri (1729 - 1765), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DESHAYS DE COLLEVILLE, Jean Baptiste Henri (1729 - 1765), Painter, draughtsman

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French, 18th century, male.

Born December 1729, in Colleville, near Rouen; died 10 February 1765, in Paris.

Painter (gouache), draughtsman. Historical subjects, religious subjects, allegorical subjects, mythological subjects, genre scenes, portraits, landscapes. Designs for tapestries.

[not available online] [not available online]Deshays de Colleville first learnt about painting from his father in Rouen. He went to Paris to develop his skills and, thanks to a recommendation

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