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LA HIRE, Philippe de (1640 - 1718), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LA HIRE, Philippe de (1640 - 1718), Painter

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French, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 18 March 1640, in Paris; died 21 April 1718, in Paris.

Painter. Landscapes.

Philippe de La Hire was the son and probably the student of Laurent de La Hire. He was accepted as a master painter on 4 August 1670. Several biographers mention that he painted landscapes after Watteau. There has been confusion between the works of Philippe and

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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