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MALOUEL, Jean (<i>died</i> 1419), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MALOUEL, Jean (died 1419), Painter

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14th – 15th century, male.

Born in the Gueldre province, the Netherlands; died 12 March 1419, in Paris.


Franco-Flemish School.

Born in Flanders in the province of Gueldre, the original name of this artist, Maelwel, was gallicised to Malouel. He was the uncle of the Limbourg brothers, who were to play a decisive role in the development of a specifically French style of painting. In 1396, he

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