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FRANQUE, Joseph (1774 - 1833), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FRANQUE, Joseph (1774 - 1833), Painter

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1774, in Le Buis; died 14 November 1833, in Naples.

Painter. History painting, allegorical subjects, mythological subjects, portraits.

Groupe des Penseurs (or Primitifs).

Joseph Franque was a student of David like his twin brother Jean-Pierre. Towards the end of the Empire, he left France and settled in Naples, where he became a professor of the academy. He sent

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