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HE QINGTAI (1735 - 1814), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HE QINGTAI (1735 - 1814), Painter

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Active in China.

Born 1735; died 1814.


A French Jesuit missionary who worked at the imperial observatory during the Qing dynasty, Louis de Poirot is known as a court painter who went by the name of He Qingtai and who specialised in animal and bird paintings. He is known for White Eagle, signed and dated 1785, and Deer, signed and

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