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LACOUR, Pierre (1745 - 1814), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LACOUR, Pierre (1745 - 1814), Painter, engraver

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 15 April 1745, in Bordeaux; died 28 January 1814, in Bordeaux.

Painter, engraver. History painting, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, seascapes.

A student of Vien, Pierre Lacour père won the second Grand Prix de Rome. After a period in Italy, he returned to Bordeaux in 1774 and was made a professor and then a director of the academy of

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