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Simon Vouet

male / French
Qualifications
painter, draftsman, court painter
Nationality/school
French
Born
Paris 1590-01-08/1590-01-09
Strinati/Zuccari/Bagnoni 2010: 8 January
Deceased
Paris 1649-06-30
Family relationschips
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son of Parisian painter Laurent Vouet, brother of Aubin Voutet, husband of Virginia da Vezzo, father of Louis René Vouet
See also
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received commissions of Barberini and Del Monte (Ebert 2018, p. 281)
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Parijs 1600 - 1604
    Ebert 2018, p. 281
  • Londen (Engeland) 1604 - 1608
    c. 1604-1608 (Ebert 2018, p. 281)
  • Constantinopel (hist.) 1611
    Travelled with the entourage of the French ambassador to the court of Sultan Ahmed I (Ebert 2018, p. 281).
  • Venetië 1612 - 1613
    Ebert 2018, p. 281
  • Rome 1614 - 1620
    c. 1614-1620 (Ebert 2018, p. 281)
  • Genua 1620 - 1622
    Worked for Giovanni Carlo Doria, c. 1620-1622 (Ebert 2018, p. 281).
  • Modena
    Thieme/Becker 1940, p. 563
  • Parma
    Ebert 2018, p. 281
  • Bologna
    Ebert 2018, p. 281
  • Florence
    Ebert 2018, p. 281
  • Rome 1622 - 1627
  • Venetië 1627
  • Parijs 1627 - 1649
    He was summoned by King Louis XIII of France to return to Paris, where he became court painter and started a large workshop (Ebert 2018, p. 281).
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Subjects
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genre, history (as a genre), portrait, Christian religious scene
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Caravaggisti
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