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LARGILLIÈRE, Nicolas de (<i>died</i> 1746), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LARGILLIÈRE, Nicolas de (died 1746), Painter, draughtsman

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French, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born in Paris, baptised the 10 October 1656; died 20 March 1746, in Paris, buried in the church of St-Médéric.

Painter, draughtsman. Historical portraits, mythological portraits, portraits, landscapes with figures, landscapes.

[not available online]At the age of three years, Largillière was taken by his father to Antwerp, where he became a very young pupil of Goubau, who was a reasonably

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