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date: 18 June 2019

Fouquet (Foucquet), Jean 

The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

Ian Chilvers

(b Tours, c.1420; d Tours, c.1481).The greatest French painter of the 15th century. He was equally outstanding as a panel painter and a manuscript illuminator, his work in both fields having the same clarity, gravity, and magnificent purity of line. Little is known of his life, but his sober demeanour is recorded in a remarkable miniature self-portrait (... ...

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