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MARIE LESZCZYNSKA (1703 - 1768), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MARIE LESZCZYNSKA (1703 - 1768), Painter

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French, 18th century, female.

Born 23 June 1703, in Baszkow; died 24 June 1768, in Paris.


Maria was daughter of the King of Poland (and, following his deposition in 1735, Duke of Lorraine) Stanislaw I Leszczynski. The Trianon palace holds the following works by her: Farm (copy), 1753 and Holy Virgin, after Vien, a picture that was engraved by François in 1759.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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