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LANCRET, Nicolas (1690 - 1743), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LANCRET, Nicolas (1690 - 1743), Painter, draughtsman

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 22 January 1690, in Paris; died 14 September 1743, in Paris.

Painter (including gouache), draughtsman (including red chalk). Genre scenes, interiors with figures, hunting scenes, scenes with figures, allegorical subjects, figures, portraits, landscapes, landscapes with figures, gardens, animals, birds. Decorative schemes, decorative designs, murals.

[not available online]Lancret's family came from a long line of cobblers, but his parents were poor and

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