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QUARTON, Enguerrand (<i>died</i> 1462), Painter, illuminator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
QUARTON, Enguerrand (died 1462), Painter, illuminator

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French, 15th century, male.

Born c. 1400-1410, in Laon; died after 1462 or 1466, in Avignon.

Painter, illuminator (?). Religious subjects.

Provencal School.

When Abbot Requin investigated the archives maintained in Avignon, publishing his findings in 1889, they revealed the existence of a hundred or so painters of whose work perhaps only thirty or so examples had survived, although among them are three genuine masterpieces:

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