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LANTARA, Simon Mathurin (1729 - 1778), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LANTARA, Simon Mathurin (1729 - 1778), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 24 March 1729, in Oncy, near Milly (Seine-et-Marne); died 22 December 1778, at the Hôpital de la Charité in Paris.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Landscapes, landscapes with figures, waterscapes.

[not available online]The learned historiographer Bellier de la Chavignerie was the first to spread the foolish stories that turned Lantara into a vulgar and lazy drunkard. The fact is that his

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