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GUÉRIN, Jean Urbain (1760 - 1836), Painter, miniaturist, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GUÉRIN, Jean Urbain (1760 - 1836), Painter, miniaturist, watercolourist

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1760, in Strasbourg; died 30 October 1836, in Obernai.

Painter, miniaturist, watercolourist. Portraits.

Jean Guérin came to Paris just as France was about to enter the most turbulent period of its history. He worked under David and showed particular flair for miniatures and watercolours. Marie-Antoinette introduced him to the court, where he painted two large circular miniature

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