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MONNOYER, Jean Baptiste (1634 - 1699), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MONNOYER, Jean Baptiste (1634 - 1699), Painter, engraver

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French, 17th century, male.

Active also active in England.

Born 19 July 1634, in Lille; died 16 February 1699, in London.

Painter, engraver (etching). Flowers.

Jean Monnoyer began his art studies in Anvers, where he was particularly influenced by Davidsz. de Heem. After some attempts at history painting, Monnoyer dedicated himself to painting flowers and fruit, the 'small genre' with which he was to achieve the

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