Simon Vouet
French, 1590-1649
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Simon Vouet
French, 1590-1649
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Collected by major museums
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., J. Paul Getty Museum

Simon Vouet, considered a dominant figure in the development of the French Baroque, received his …

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Simon Vouet, considered a dominant figure in the development of the French Baroque, received his first artistic training from his father, a sign-painter. He continued his studies in Italy, where he quickly rose to prominence and was appointed president of Rome’s Accademia di San Luca. He became deeply influenced by …

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