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Dufresnoy, Charles Alphonse

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00055050
Dufresnoy, Charles Alphonse

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French, 17th century, male.

Born 1611, in Paris; died 16 January 1668, in Villiers-le-Bel.

Painter, poet. Mythological subjects, landscapes, architectural views, flowers.

Charles Alphonse Dufresnoy was a pupil of Vouet and Perrier. In 1633 he moved to Rome, where he executed architectural paintings. Twenty years later he left Rome for Venice, where he studied the Venetian masters. In ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Architecture ; Renaissance Art

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