Nicolas Guy Brenet - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Nicolas Guy Brenet

Born: 1728

Death: 1792


Nicolas-Guy Brenet (1 July 1728 — 21 February 1792) was a French history painter. Brenet was born and died in Paris. He studied in the atelier of François Boucher, but abandoned his master's rococo manner in the 1760s, to paint in a conscious revival of the academic classicism of Nicolas Poussin. His cycle of religious paintings for Montmerle Chart...

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