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Jean-Baptiste Santerre

male / French
Qualifications
painter, draftsman, academy lecturer
Founded an 'académie' in Versailles for female artists (Bénézit 1999)
Nationality/school
French
Born
Magny-en-Vexin 1651-01-01/1651-03-23
Thieme/Becker 1935: born on 1 January 1651; according to Bénézit 1999, born on 23 March 1651
Deceased
Paris 1717-11-21
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Period of activity
1666 - 1717
c. 1666-1717
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Subjects
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.
Christian religious scene, genre, portrait
Santerre was discredited several times because of the sensual nature of his religious pictures (Thieme/Becker 1935 and Bénézit 1999)
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Entered on: 1992-01-25; Modification on: 2017-12-04

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