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Montessuy, Jean François

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00124966
Montessuy, Jean François

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French, 19th century, male.

Active in Italy.

Born 1804, in Lyons; died 1876, in Lyons.

Painter. Religious subjects, figures, group scenes, genre scenes, portraits, interiors. Church decoration.

Montessuy studied under Louis Hersent and Ingres, and at the École des Beaux-Arts in Lyons. He lived in Rome ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Religious Art ; Christian Art ; 19th-Century Art

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