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RENOU, Antoine (1731 - 1806), Painter, writer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RENOU, Antoine (1731 - 1806), Painter, writer

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1731, in Paris; died 13 December 1806, in Paris.

Painter, writer.

Renou was a student of Pierre and of Vien. He won the second Grand Prix in 1758 for Abraham Leads Isaac to the Sacrifice. He was made an associate of the academy on 6 September 1766, for Jesus Among the Teachers, and he was accepted as an academician

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