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PARROCEL, Charles (1688 - 1752), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PARROCEL, Charles (1688 - 1752), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 6 May 1688, in Paris; died 25 May 1752, in Paris.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver. Religious subjects, figures, portraits, genre scenes, animals.

The eldest son and pupil of Joseph (Batailles) Parrocel and grandson of Barthélemy, Charles Parrocel also studied with Charles Delafosse, his godfather. At the age of 17, he signed on with a cavalry regiment in which

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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