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ROQUES, Guillaume Joseph (1754 - 1847), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROQUES, Guillaume Joseph (1754 - 1847), Painter

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1 October 1754, in Toulouse; died 27 December 1847, in Toulouse.

Painter. History painting.

Roques entered the École des Beaux-Arts when he was 11 years old and became the pupil of Rivalz and Despose. Having won the Grand Prix de Peinture of the Académie Royale, he left for Italy in around 1778 and was well received in Rome by

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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