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ROLAND DE LA PORTE, Henri Horace (1724 - 1793), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROLAND DE LA PORTE, Henri Horace (1724 - 1793), Painter

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1724 or 1725, in Paris; died 23 April 1793.

Painter. Allegorical subjects, still-lifes (including musical instruments), flowers, animals.

Roland de la Porte exhibited very frequently at the academy from 1761 and until 1789. He was accepted as an academician as an animal painter on 26 November 1763.

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