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HOUASSE, Michel-Ange (1680 - 1730), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HOUASSE, Michel-Ange (1680 - 1730), Painter

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French, 18th century, male.

Active also in Spain.

Born 1680, in Paris; died 30 September 1730, in Arpajon (Essonne).

Painter. History painting, mythological subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

[not available online]Michel-Ange Houasse studied under his father René Antoine Houasse. He was admitted into the Académie des Beaux-Arts in Paris on 24 September 1707 on presentation of Hercules Throwing Lichas into the Sea. He spent time in

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