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PALISSY, Bernard (1510 - 1589), Painter, glass painter, potter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PALISSY, Bernard (1510 - 1589), Painter, glass painter, potter

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French, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1510, in Lacapelle-Biron; died c. 1589, in Paris.

Painter, glass painter, potter.

Bernard Palissy's artistic leanings were evident from his beginnings as a painter on glass in and around his native Lacapelle-Biron. At the age of 21, he left for an eight-year trip which took him initially to the Pyrenées (where he lived and worked for a time in

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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