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MILLET, Jean François, called Francisque (1642 - 1679), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MILLET, Jean François, called Francisque (1642 - 1679), Painter, engraver

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born 27 April 1642, baptised in Antwerp; died, buried 3 June 1679 in Paris, in 1680 according to some sources.

Painter, engraver. Landscapes.

Jean François Millet's mother was Flemish, and his father a Frenchman, Pierre Millé from Dijon. The artist studied under Laurens Francken in Antwerp, travelled to Paris with him in 1659, and married his sister. In Paris he studied perspective

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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