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Jean-Baptiste Santerre

Jean-Baptiste Santerre Two Actresses oil painting on canvas
Two Actresses
Painting ID::  29335
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Jean-Baptiste Santerre Two Actresses oil painting on canvas



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  Jean-Baptiste Santerre
  French Baroque Era Painter, 1651-1717 The 12th child of a merchant, he was apprenticed to the portrait painter Jean Lemaire before entering the busy studio of the history painter Bon Boullogne. Although he executed some history paintings, he began to specialize in portraiture early in his career. The Portrait of Two Actresses (1699; St Petersburg, Hermitage), clearly influenced by Fran?ois de Troy, shows Santerre's interest in the well-known portrait painters of his time. Nevertheless, he was among the first painters in France to absorb the influence of Rembrandt, as in Young Girl at a Window (Orl?ans, Mus. B.-A.; after Rembrandt, London, Dulwich Pict. Gal.). In such portraits as Girl with a Veil
  Two Actresses
  mk65 1699 Oil on canvas 57 1/2x 45"

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