Famous French Baroque Painters

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Nicolas Poussin
(French Painter)

Nicolas Poussin
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Birthdate: June 15, 1594
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Near Les Andelys, Normandy, Kingdom of France (now France)
Died: November 19, 1665

The founder of the French Classical tradition, painter Nicolas Poussin was initially influenced by Venetian art but later deviated to antiquity. Most of his paintings showcased historical, mythological, biblical elements but some were also inspired by landscapes and poetry. The Death of the Virgin remains one of his best-known works.

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Claude Lorrain
(French painter, draughtsman and etcher of the Baroque era)

Claude Lorrain
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Birthdate: 1600 AD
Birthplace: Chamagne, France
Died: November 23, 1682

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Charles Le Brun
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Birthdate: February 24, 1619
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 12, 1690

Charles Le Brun was a French physiognomist, painter, and art theorist. He served as the director of many popular art schools of his time. He also served as the court painter to Louis the Great, who called him the greatest French artist. An influential artist of 17th-century France, Charles Le Brun's works are still preserved in the popular Louvre Museum. 

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Hyacinthe Rigaud
(Former Catalan-French baroque painter most famous for his portraits of Louis XIV and other members of the French nobility)

Hyacinthe Rigaud
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Birthdate: July 18, 1659
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Perpignan, France
Died: December 29, 1743

Louis-François Lejeune
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Birthdate: February 3, 1775
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: February 29, 1848

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Antoine Coypel
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Birthdate: April 11, 1661
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 7, 1722

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Charles de La Fosse
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Birthdate: June 15, 1636
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 13, 1716
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François Marius Granet
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Birthdate: December 17, 1775
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Aix-en-Provence, France
Died: November 21, 1849