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PESNE, Antoine (1683 - 1757), Painter, draughtsman, decorative designer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PESNE, Antoine (1683 - 1757), Painter, draughtsman, decorative designer

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 23 May 1683, in Paris; died 5 August 1757, in Berlin.

Painter, draughtsman, decorative designer. Religious subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

[not available online] [not available online]Antoine Pesne was the pupil of his father, Thomas Pesne, and his uncle, Delafosse. He received the first prize for painting in 1703, travelled to Venice in 1710 and was admitted to the Académie

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