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FAUCAS, Georges (1641 - 1708), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FAUCAS, Georges (1641 - 1708), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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French, 17th century, male.

Born 1641, in Châteaudun; died 1708, in Paris.

Painter, engraver (etching), draughtsman. Religious subjects, landscapes.

Georges Faucas spent time in Italy at the end of the 1660s and was a member of the Académie Royale in 1675. He suffered from schizophrenia and is said to have died insane. He specialised in landscape painting and in particular produced a series of six

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