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MONNET, Charles (1732 - 1808), Painter, draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MONNET, Charles (1732 - 1808), Painter, draughtsman, illustrator

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 10 January 1732, in Paris; died after 1808.

Painter, draughtsman, illustrator. Historical subjects, mythological subjects, allegorical subjects, religious subjects, portraits, landscapes. Vignettes, decorative designs.

Charles Monnet was a brilliant student under Restout, at the school of the Académie Royale. He won the first prize for painting with Nebuchadnezzar Gouging out the Eyes of Zedekiah and Killing His Children.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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