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Pierre Rémy

male / French
Qualifications
painter, merchant-expert, auctioneer
also see in RKDlibrary on Rémy as an auctionneer
Nationality/school
French
Born
1715/1716
c. 1715-1716
Deceased
Paris 1797-11-19
29 Frimaire an VI in the revolutionnary calender (Michel 2007, p. 78)
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this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of the painter Louis Rémy
See also
In this field, you will find references to names of groups or to the artists that made/make up groups. You may also come across references to other artists if there was/is question of collaboration without a joint name. This is the case, for instance, with artists who rendered parts of works by other artists (such as with P.P Rubens and J. Brueghel I).
The Marquis de Voyer was one of his clients (Michel 2007, p. 75); Rémy collaborated a.o. with Helle (Michel 2007, p. 166).
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  • Parijs 1737 - 1797
    He started negotiating in prints and paintings in 1737. Initially he had a shop in the rue Poupée; in 1773 he bought the property rue des Grands-Augustins no. 11. His heyday were the 1760s and 1770s: at the time of his death little of his fortune was left due to the uncertainty of the times and the onset of the French revolution.
  • Zuidelijke Nederlanden (historische regio) 1757
    Before 1757 he travelled several times together with Pierre-Charles-Alexandre Helle to the Northern and Southern Netherlands (Michel 2007, p. 166)
  • Noordelijke Nederlanden (historische regio) 1757 - 1762
    In 1762 he travelled together with Pierre-Charles-Alexandre Helle to the Northern Netherlands with the purpose of buying art. It was also the pracrice that works of art were sent to him from Holland (Michel 2007, p. 135).
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