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PEYRON, Jean François Pierre (1744 - 1814), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PEYRON, Jean François Pierre (1744 - 1814), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 20 December 1744, in Aix-en-Provence; died 20 January 1814, in Paris.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits.

[not available online]A pupil of Lagrenée the Elder and Arnulf, Jean Peyron received the first prize for painting in 1773, in the face of competition from David, for his Death of Seneca. He was awarded a place

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