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ROY-AUDY, Jean-Baptiste (1778 - 1848), Painter, copyist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROY-AUDY, Jean-Baptiste (1778 - 1848), Painter, copyist

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Canadian, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born c. 1778, in Charlesbourg (Quebec); died c. 1848, in Trois-Rivières (Quebec).

Painter, copyist. Religious subjects, portraits.

Jean-Baptiste Roy-Audy was a pupil of the sculptor François Baillairgé. He trained as a carpenter and cabinet-maker, then started working as a sign painter before moving on to easel paintings. He also made copies of some old religious paintings.

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