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date: 21 February 2020

Corneille, Jean-Baptistelocked

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French, 17th century, male.

Born 2 December 1649, in Paris; died 12 April 1695, in Paris.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman (including red chalk). Historical subjects, mythological subjects, religious subjects, figures, portraits. Wall decorations, church decoration.

Jean-Baptiste Corneille learned his craft under the direction of his father, Michel Corneille, and Errard. On 14 February 1679, he married Madeleine Mariette, the aunt of the author Mariette, who wrote a famous dictionary entitled ...

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