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LA HIRE, Laurent de (1606 - 1656), Painter, engraver, designer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LA HIRE, Laurent de (1606 - 1656), Painter, engraver, designer

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French, 17th century, male.

Born 27 February 1606, in Paris; died 28 December 1656, in Paris.

Painter, engraver, designer. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, mythological subjects, figures, landscapes. Murals, designs for tapestries.

[not available online]A student of his father, Étienne de La Hire, and of Georges Lallemant, Laurent de La Hire completed his studies by examining the decorations at Fontainebleau. His father's influence seems

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