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Villard de Honnecourt

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00191201
Villard de Honnecourt

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French, 13th century, male.

Born at the beginning of the 13th century, in Honnécourt-sur-Escaut (Nord); died c. 1260.

Architect, draughtsman.

Villard was probably born in Honnécourt, near Cambrai. He first of all worked in France from 1230 to 1235. He made a number of journeys, within France, to Flanders between ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Architecture ; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400) ; Early Medieval, Romanesque and Gothic Art

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