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HOUASSE, René Antoine (1645 - 1710), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HOUASSE, René Antoine (1645 - 1710), Painter

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French, 17th – 18th century, male.

Active also in Spain.

Born c. 1645, in Paris; died 27 May 1710, in Paris.

Painter. History painting, religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits, landscapes, landscapes with figures. Murals, designs for tapestries.

[not available online]René Antoine Houasse studied under Charles Le Brun and faithfully followed in his master's footsteps. He was admitted into the Académie in 1673 and showed at

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