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Nanteuil, Robert
Portrait of Louis XIV,King of France (mk17)

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Nanteuil, Robert Portrait of Louis XIV,King of France (mk17)
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Nanteuil, Robert Portrait of Louis XIV,King of France (mk17)


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Nanteuil, Robert

French, 1623-1678 French engraver, draughtsman and pastellist. He was the son of Lancelot Nanteuil, a wool merchant, and submitted his thesis in philosophy, for which he engraved the headpiece, at the Jesuit College of Reims, in 1645. He went on to work in the studio of Nicolas Regnesson, whose sister he married in 1646, before moving to Paris in 1647. His early work mainly consisted of portrait drawings in black lead on parchment (e.g. Paris, Louvre), and he continued to draw throughout his career. He took 155 of his 221 portraits directly from life. His drawing style was influenced by Philippe de Champaigne, and he based his engraving technique on the work of Claude Mellan and Jean Morin.   Related Paintings of Nanteuil, Robert :. | Jeanne-Marguerite Lecadre in the Garden Sainte-Adresse | Festival on the Tzkhenis-tzkaly River | La Preparation du couscous (mk32) | Sheep 132 | Breton Women at a Pardon |
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English Engraver, 1781-1849 Born in Maryland, Cooke abandoned a fledgling career in business at an early age in order to become a full time artist. After several years of painting portraits for a living, Cooke left for what would become a five year tour of Europe. His time there was mostly spent learning from and copying the works of the Renaissance master artists, with many of Cooke's copies being sent back to the United States for show or sale. After returning to the U.S., Cooke and his wife spent the next decade traveling and working with no fixed home. His work took him throughout the Southern United States, where he primarily made his living painting portraits of both famous and ordinary people, and, by the 1840s, his portraits had earned him both financial success and regional fame.
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