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FRÉNET, Jean-Baptiste (1814 - 1889), Painter, sculptor, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FRÉNET, Jean-Baptiste (1814 - 1889), Painter, sculptor, engraver

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 31 January 1814, in Lyons; died 12 August 1889, in Charly (Rhône).

Painter, sculptor, engraver. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes. Murals.

Jean-Baptiste Frénet studied under Claude Bonnefond at the École des Beaux-Arts in Lyons from 1827 to 1833, then enrolled at the Beaux-Arts in Paris in 1834. He travelled to Rome before returning to settle

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