Benoît Le Coffre

male / French, Danish
French, Danish
Copenhagen 1671-01/1671-02-05
baptized 5 February 1671
Copenhagen 1722-11/1722-11-28
buried 28 November 1722
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His father was a French immigrant, the stucco worker Claude Le Coffre.
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  • Parijs 1692-11 - 1695
    won the grand prix at the Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture in Paris in November 1692 ; returned to Copenhagen c. 1695 (Grandjean 1984)
  • Kopenhagen 1695 - 1721
    Bénézit: Appelé en Danemark probablement en 1695 ou 1696, il travailla à la solde du roi Ferdinand IV, de 1704 à 1721
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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.
genre, history (as a genre), portrait, Christian religious scene
  • grand prix at the Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture in Parijs in November 1692 for a painting with a biblical subject
Creation date: 1991-12-02; Last modified date: 2017-10-18


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