Louis Michel van Loo

male / French
painter, court painter
Toulon 1707-03-02
Paris 1771-03-21
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this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
eldest son and pupil of Jean-Baptiste van Loo; brother of Amédée and François
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  • Parijs 1725
    won the Prix de Rome in 1725
  • Rome 1728 - 1730
  • Parijs 1730
  • Fontainebleau 1730 - 1731
    assisted his father restoring fresco's of Primaticcio (Saur 2015)
  • Turijn 1734 - 1735
    sent there by his father to fetch his nephew Carle
  • Parijs 1735
    took over his father's studio in Paris (SAur 2015)
  • Madrid (Spanje) 1737 - 1752
    as court painter fot Philip V and Ferdinand VI
  • Parijs 1753 - 1764
  • Londen (Engeland) 1764-05 - 1765-06
    Saur 2015
  • Parijs 1765 - 1771
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This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
history (as a genre), portrait
oil paint
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Creation date: 1992-01-17; Last modified date: 2020-01-17


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