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MARMION, Simon (1420 - 1489), Painter, illuminator, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MARMION, Simon (1420 - 1489), Painter, illuminator, illustrator

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French, 15th century, male.

Born between 1420 and 1425, in Valenciennes or Amiens; died 24 December 1489, in Valenciennes.

Painter, illuminator, illustrator. Religious subjects, historical subjects.

Simon Marmion was active in the mid-15th century and was one of the first generation of French painters to begin to move away from the major Flemish, Italian and occasionally German influences of the period. He was born

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