René Antoine Houasse

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Place: Paris

Born: 1645

Death: 1710

Nationality: France

Biography:

René-Antoine Houasse (c. 1645–1710) was a decorative French painter. He was a pupil of Charles Le Brun, under whose direction he worked at the Manufacture des Gobelins, and with whom he worked on the decoration of the Château de Versailles. He was the director of the French Academy in Rome from 1699 to 1704. His son was Michel Ange Houasse, a paint...

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