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DORIGNY, Nicolas (<i>born</i> 1652), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DORIGNY, Nicolas (born 1652), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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French, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1652, in Paris; died 1er December 1746, in Paris.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. History painting.

[not available online]The second son of Michel Dorigny, Nicolas Dorigny was taught the rudiments of painting by his father. He began his career as a painter, but soon turned to engraving more or less exclusively. He went to Italy to study, remaining there

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