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LIMOSIN, Léonard (1505 - 1575), Enameller, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LIMOSIN, Léonard (1505 - 1575), Enameller, draughtsman, engraver

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French, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1505, in Limoges; died between January 1575 and February 1577.

Enameller, draughtsman, engraver.

Fontainebleau School.

[not available online]Léonard Limosin was the son of the broker and inn-keeper François Limosin. Little is known about his early career, though he is believed to have been the pupil of Nardon Penicaud. Some biographers claim that he came to Fontainebleau in 1528, although

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