Artistic Memories 15 July: Charles-André van Loo


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Charles-André van Loo Charles-André van Loo

Artist: Charles-André van Loo

Dates: 15 February 1705 – 15 July 1765

Nationality: French

Title of Piece: Painting

Painting by Charles-André van Loo Painting by Charles-André van Loo

Brief Biography: Van Loo is the most famous of the Van Loo dynasty of painters, and his oeuvre covers all genres of art. He studied under the great Italian Masters resulting in his style being simple and correct. Van Loo was influential in purifying the French schools of art and his patrons included members of the Court as well as private individuals and the church.

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About Jez Farmer

I am a freelance writer and poet and started writing after raising my two boys as a way of discovering just who Jez is. That is still very much an on-going project but the journey so far has introduced me to many wonderful friends and fellow writers through an ever growing love of poetry.
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