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DORIGNY, Michel (1617 - 1665), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DORIGNY, Michel (1617 - 1665), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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French, 17th century, male.

Born 1617, in St-Quentin (Aisne); died 21 February 1665, in Paris.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, battles, portraits. Murals.

Michel Dorigny was a pupil of Georges Lallemant in 1630, then of Simon Vouet, whose daughter he married; their son was Nicolas Dorigny. He was admitted to the Académie in 1663 and appointed professor at the Académie des

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