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Claude Joseph Vernet

male / French
Qualifications
painter, etcher
Nationality/school
French
Born
Avignon 1714-08-14
Deceased
Paris 1789-12-03
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
second son of Antoine Vernet (born 1687) and Marie-Thérèse Granier (born 1692), both from Avignon; married on 22 November 1745 in the Santa Maria del Popolo in Rome to Virginie Parker (born 1728), daughter of an Irish captain in the papal navy; 2 July 1747 his first son Livio, who became 'receveur général des tabacs'in Avignon is born; his second son Orazio was born in 1750, died very young; (Manoeuvre/Rieth 1994)
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Avignon 1728 - 1731
    apprentice with Philippe Sauvan (Manoeuvre/Rieth 1994)
  • Aix-en-Provence 1731 - 1732
    apprentice with the marine painter Louis René de Vialy (Manoeuvre/Rieth 1994)
  • Marseille 1734-11
  • Rome 1734-11-07 - 1753
    He left Marseille in November 1731 and arrived in Italy in Civita Vecchia, with final destination, Rome, on 7 November with letters of introduction by several members of the higher clergy and nobility; godfather of Luigi, the oldest son of Subleyras and his wife Maria Felice Tebaldi; member of the Accademia di San Luca in 1743. In Rome the Subleyras and the Vernets lived in via Felice opposite each other: on 28 May 1749 Subleyras died (Manoeuvre/Rieth 1994)
  • Napels 1737
    (Manoeuvre/Rieth 1994
  • Marseille 1751-05 - 1751-10
    sojourn in Marseille (Manoeuvre/Rieth 1994)
  • Marseille 1752-05 - 1753
    second stay in Marseille, where he installes his family: he hi,mself leaves for Paris in July 1753 (Manoeuvre/Rieth 1994)
  • Parijs 1753-07 - 1753-10
    accepted as a member of the Académie royale de peinture on 23 August 1753; he receives the asseigment to paint the harbours of France , 27 September 1753 (Manoeuvre/Rieth 1994)
  • Marseille 1753-10-16
    starts his work as painter of the harbours
  • Toulon 1754-09-29 - 1754
    Pierre-Jacques Volaire becomes his apprentice, till 1762
  • Parijs 1755-06-15 - 1755-10-05
    participates in the Salon
  • Toulon 1755-10 - 1756-03
  • Avignon 1756-07 - 1756-10
  • Sète (Hérault) 1756-11 - 1757-05-06
  • Toulouse 1757-05-16
  • Bordeaux 1757-05-24 - 1758
    on 14 August 1758 Antoine Charles Horace ('Carle Vernet') Vernet is born in Bordeaux
  • Bayonne (Frankrijk) 1759-07
  • Rochefort-sur-Mer (Charente-Maritime) 1761
  • La Rochelle 1761-07-07 - 1762-05-13
  • Parijs 1762 - 1789
    'galeries du Louvre' (Anon [Diderot 1776, p. 74)
  • Saint-Cloud (Hauts-de-Seine) 1763-07 - 1763-08
  • Dieppe (Frankrijk) 1763-09-11 - 1763-10-26
  • Nogent-sur-Seine 1763-10-30 - 1769
    as a result of the lack of payment and constant lack of money, vernet was stuck in Nogent, where his brother François became his apprentice
  • Parijs 1769 - 1789-12-03
    In 1778 Vernet receives a pension of 900 livres, which goes up to 1200 livres at the death of Chardin in December 1779: from now on Paris remains his fixed abode, while he makes occasional trips; in February 1789 he gets his long desired, greater studio in the Louvre with son Carle
  • Zwitserland 1778-06-16 - 1778-08-12
    trip through Switzerland with his son Carle and the collector Girardot de Marigny
  • Avignon 1785-09-15 - 1785-10-15
    together with son Carle
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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.
landscape (as genre), marine (as genre)
Member of
Comment
Vader van Carle Vernet.
Creation date: 1992-01-31; Last modified date: 2020-09-11

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