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FAVRAY, Antoine de (1706 - 1791), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FAVRAY, Antoine de (1706 - 1791), Painter, draughtsman

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 8 September 1706, in Bagnolet; died 1791, in Malta.

Painter, draughtsman. Religious subjects, portraits, scenes with figures, genre scenes.


Antoine de Favray was taken by his master Jean-François de Troy to Rome when the latter was appointed director of the Académie, obtaining for his pupil a position as a boarding student. During his stay in Rome Favray made

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