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LOO, Charles Amédée Philippe van (1719 - 1795), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LOO, Charles Amédée Philippe van (1719 - 1795), Painter

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1719, in Turin; died 1795, in Paris.

Painter. History painting, mythological subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

Charles van Loo was the son and student of Jean-Baptiste van Loo. He was made an academician on 30 December 1747, assistant professor on 5 July 1770 and assistant rector on 30 January 1790, and was the king of Prussia's first painter. He exhibited at the

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