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LOIR, Marianne (1715 - 1769), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LOIR, Marianne (1715 - 1769), Painter

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French, 18th century, female.

Active from 1737 to 1769.

Born c. 1715, in Paris; died 1769.

Painter. Portraits.

Marianne Loir belonged to the Parisian family of gold and silversmiths of the same name. She was thought to have been the wife or daughter-in-law of Alexis Loir, rather than the wife of Nicolas. She was in fact the sister of Alexis Loir III. She was the student of

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