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SOUFFLOT, Jacques Germain (1713 - 1780), Painter, architect, writer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SOUFFLOT, Jacques Germain (1713 - 1780), Painter, architect, writer

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 22 July 1713, in Irancy, near Auxerre; died 29 August 1780, in Paris.

Painter, architect, writer.

Jacques Germain Soufflot became a member of the Académie Royale d'Architecture on 25 November 1749 and associate member of the Académie Royale de Peinture on 8 November 1760. He was an outstanding draughtsman and designed the Panthéon in Paris.

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