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NOCRET, Jean (1615 - 1672), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
NOCRET, Jean (1615 - 1672), Painter, engraver

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French, 17th century, male.

Born 26 October 1615 or or, in Nancy; died 12 November 1672, in Paris.

Painter, engraver (etching). Religious subjects, portraits.

[not available online]Jean Nocret was a pupil of Jean Leclerc in Nancy and then went to Rome where it appears he took advice from Poussin. He is cited in the correspondence of Poussin's as having made copies for a M. de Chantelou

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