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LE MOYNE, Jacques (1533 - 1588), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LE MOYNE, Jacques (1533 - 1588), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

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French, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1533, in Dieppe; died 1588, in London.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. Portraits, local scenes, botanical subjects, animals, flowers, fruit.

In 1564, this artist accompanied René Laudonnière on his expedition to Florida, where he made many watercolour studies, especially portraits of Indians. On his return, Le Moyne wrote an account of his travels illustrated with engravings from his drawings, which

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