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PEYRE, Antoine François, the Younger (1739 - 1823), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PEYRE, Antoine François, the Younger (1739 - 1823), Painter, draughtsman

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 5 April 1739, in Paris; died 7 March 1823, in Paris.

Painter, draughtsman. History painting.

Antoine Peyre entered the studio of the painter Pierre to study painting but was to devote himself chiefly to architecture. Between 1779 and 1786, he directed the building of the palace of the Elector of Trier in Koblenz based on plans by Ixnard

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