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JULIEN, Simon (1735 - 1800), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
JULIEN, Simon (1735 - 1800), Painter, engraver

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 28 October 1735, in Toulon; died 23 February 1800, in Paris.

Painter, engraver. History painting, allegorical subjects, mythological subjects, portraits.

A student of Dandré Bardon in Marseilles and of Carle van Loo in Paris, Simon Julien was awarded the first Prix de Rome in 1760 for Sacrifice of Manoah, Father of Samson (museum of Le Mans). He remained in Italy

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