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PARROCEL, Pierre (1670 - 1739), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PARROCEL, Pierre (1670 - 1739), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

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French, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 6 March 1670, in Avignon; died 1739, in Paris.

Painter, draughtsman, engraver. Religious subjects, figures, nudes, portraits, interiors with figures.

Avignon School.

[not available online]The second son of Louis and grandson of Barthélemy, Pierre Parrocel first studied with his uncle Joseph before going to Rome to work in the studio of Carlo Maratti. Returning to France,

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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