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PIRON, Alexis (1689 - 1773), Poet, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PIRON, Alexis (1689 - 1773), Poet, draughtsman

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 9 July 1689, in Dijon; died 21 January 1773, in Paris.

Poet, draughtsman. Landscapes.

Better known for his comedy, La Métromanie Alexis Piron produced a landscape while he was staying with his grandfather Jean Dubois. The result of a challenge he had made to his brother, it is now in the museum in Dijon.

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