Famous French Renaissance Painters

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Jean Fouquet
(Painter and miniaturist)
Jean Fouquet
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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.

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François Clouet
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Birthdate: 1515 AD
Birthplace: Tours, France
Died: September 22, 1572
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Jean Clouet
(Painter)
Jean Clouet
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Birthdate: 1480 AD
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: 1541 AD
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Jean-Jacques Henner
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Birthdate: March 15, 1829
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bernwiller, France
Died: July 23, 1905
Alexandre-François Desportes
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Birthdate: February 24, 1661
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Champigneulle, France
Died: April 20, 1743
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Nicolas Froment
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Birthdate: 1435 AD
Birthplace: Uzes, France
Died: 1486 AD
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Jean Bérain the Elder
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Birthdate: June 4, 1640
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint-Mihiel, France
Died: January 24, 1711
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Jean Cousin the Younger
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Birthdate: 1522 AD
Birthplace: Sens, France
Died: 1595 AD