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DUPARC, Françoise (1705 - 1778), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DUPARC, Françoise (1705 - 1778), Painter

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French, 18th century, female.

Born c. 1705, in Marseilles; died 17 October 1778, in Marseilles.

Painter. History painting, portraits.

Françoise Duparc was the daughter of the Marseilles sculptor Antoine Duparc. After taking lessons from her father, she entered the studio of J.-B. van Loo; influenced by van Loo, she subsequently enjoyed considerable success. The following anecdote indicates the high standard of her work: in van Loo's

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