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LOO, Louis-Michel van (1707 - 1771), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LOO, Louis-Michel van (1707 - 1771), Painter

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1707, in Toulon; died 20 March 1771 or 1775, in Paris.

Painter. History painting, portraits.

Son and student of Jean Baptiste van Loo, Louis-Michel van Loo won the Prix de Rome in 1725. Having worked in Rome, he returned to Paris and was made an academician in 1733. At the death of Jean Ranc, the portraitist at the Spanish court, King

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