Famous French Renaissance Painters

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 1 Jean Fouquet

Jean Fouquet
Famous As: Painter and miniaturist
Birthdate: 1420 AD
Birthplace: Tours, France
Died: 1481 AD

Jean Fouquet was a 15th-century French painter and miniaturist. He was highly skilled in panel painting and manuscript illumination and is considered one of the most important painters of his era. The first French artist to travel to Italy, he had a first-hand experience of the early Italian Renaissance. French king Charles VII was among his many patrons.

 2 François Clouet

François Clouet
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 1515 AD
Birthplace: Tours, France
Died: September 22, 1572

 3 Jean Clouet

Jean Clouet
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 1480 AD
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: 1541 AD
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 4 Jean-Jacques Henner

Jean-Jacques Henner
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: March 15, 1829
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bernwiller, France
Died: July 23, 1905

 5 Nicolas Froment

Nicolas Froment
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 1435 AD
Birthplace: Uzes, France
Died: 1486 AD

 6 Alexandre-François Desportes

Alexandre-François Desportes
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: February 24, 1661
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Champigneulle, France
Died: April 20, 1743

 7 Jean Bérain the Elder

Jean Bérain the Elder
Famous As: Draughtsman
Birthdate: June 4, 1640
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint-Mihiel, France
Died: January 24, 1711
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 8 Jean Cousin the Younger

Jean Cousin the Younger
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 1522 AD
Birthplace: Sens, France
Died: 1595 AD