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PARROCEL, Étienne (1696 - 1776), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PARROCEL, Étienne (1696 - 1776), Painter, draughtsman

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 8 January 1696, in Avignon; died 1776, in Rouen.

Painter, draughtsman. Religious subjects, figures, portraits.

[not available online]The son of Ignace and pupil of his uncle Pierre, Étienne travelled with the latter to Rome in 1717. He settled there and became a member of the Académie de St-Luc.

He painted altarpieces for the churches of S Maria and S Luigi

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