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LOO, Jean Baptiste van (1684 - 1745), Painter, pastellist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LOO, Jean Baptiste van (1684 - 1745), Painter, pastellist

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 11 January 1684, in Aix-en-Provence; died 19 September 1745, in Aix-en-Provence.

Painter, pastellist. Allegorical subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

Jean Baptiste van Loo was the elder brother and student of Louis van Loo. Having arrived in Toulon to see Puget's sculptures, in 1706 he painted two pictures that brought him renown and he married the daughter of a lawyer in the

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