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RIGAUD, Hyacinthe François Honoré Mathias Pierre André (<i>died</i> 1743), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RIGAUD, Hyacinthe François Honoré Mathias Pierre André (died 1743), Painter

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French, 17th – 18th century, male.

Baptised 18 July 1659 in Pergignan; died 29 December 1743, in Paris.

Painter. History painting, portraits.

[not available online]Hyacinthe Rigaud came from a long line of artists: his great-grandfather Honoré Rigau, his grandfather Jacinte and his great uncle Honoré the Younger were all painters. His father, Mathias Rigau, was a dress tailor. The name 'Rigau y Ros' is sometimes translated as 'Rigaud

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