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SAINT-OURS, Jean Pierre (1752 - 1809), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SAINT-OURS, Jean Pierre (1752 - 1809), Painter

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Swiss, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 4 April 1752, in Geneva; died 6 April 1809, in Geneva.

Painter. History painting, portraits, genre scenes.

The father of Jean Pierre Saint-Ours, Jacques Saint-Ours, sent him to Paris at the age of 16, where he entered the school of the Académie Royale and Vien's studio. He was awarded several prizes in 1772 and 1774, carrying off second place

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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