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ID: 500008149
 
Record Type: Person
Carmontelle, Louis de (French portraitist, painter, and writer, 1717-1806)

Note: Louis de Carmontelle is noted for having created portraits and caricatures of the French nobility, courtiers, distinguished guests to noble households, and soldiers. He is also noted for having painted panoramas 'en transparence' for projection in a magic lantern. Although the attribution is in dispute, he is traditionally assumed to be the author of an important body of art criticism, written in response to the Salons held between 1779 and 1789 and published anonymously. French portraitist, painter, architect and writer; is noted for having created portraits and caricatures of the French nobility, courtiers, distinguished guests to noble households, and soldiers. He is also noted for having painted panoramas 'en transparence' for projection in a magic lantern. Although the attribution is in dispute, he is traditionally assumed to be the author of an important body of art criticism, written in response to the Salons held between 1779 and 1789 and published anonymously.

Names:
Carmontelle, Louis de (preferred,V,index)
Louis de Carmontelle (V,display)
Carmontelle, Louis Carrogis (V)
Carmontelle, Louis Carrogis de (V)
Carrogis, Louis (V)
Carmontelle, Louis Carrogis De (V)
De Carmontelle, Louis (V)
Carmontel, Louis (U)
Carmontelle (U,LC)
Carmontel (U)

Nationalities:
French (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
draftsman
architect
author
painter
printmaker
portraitist
designer
writer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)
Died:  Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Carmontelle, Louis de (I)

Biographies:
(French portraitist, painter, and writer, 1717-1806) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist, 1717-1806) ..... [GRL]
(French draughtsman, 1717-1806) ..... [Grove Art]
(French artist, 1717-1806) ..... [PROV]
(French artist, 1717-1806) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(French portraitist(s)) ..... [AVERY]
(French portraitist(s)) ..... [AVERY]
(French portraitist, 1717-1806) ..... [AVERY]
(French draftsman, writer, painter, printmaker, and architect, born 1717 Paris; died 1806 Paris) ..... [VP]
(French artist, 1717-1806) ..... [WCP]
(French, 1717-1806) ..... [GRLPSC]
(French painter, printmaker, architect, author, 1717-1806) ..... [BHA]

Sources and Contributors:
Carmontel ........ [GRL]
.....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 83122533
Carmontelle ........ [GRL Preferred]
.........................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 83122533
Carmontelle, Louis Carrogis ........ [GRL, GRLPSC Preferred, PROV Preferred]
.......................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 83122533
.......................................................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
Carmontelle, Louis Carrogis de ........ [WCP Preferred]
...........................................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
Carmontelle, Louis Carrogis De ........ [WL-Courtauld Preferred]
............................................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Carmontelle, Louis de ........ [AVERY Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, VP Preferred]
..........................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..........................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..........................................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
Carmontel, Louis ........ [PROV, VP]
..................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Carrogis, Louis ........ [AVERY, BHA, GRL, Grove Art, VP]
................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 83122533
................................  Stafford and Terpak, Devices of Wonder (2001)
De Carmontelle, Louis ........ [AVERY]
...........................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
Louis de Carmontelle ........ [VP]
........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, GRL, GRLPSC, Grove Art, PROV, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  AKL (Carmontelle, Louis)
....................  Balteau et al., Dictionnaire de biographie française (1933-)
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Hoefer, Nouvelle biographie générale (1963-1969)
....................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Stafford and Terpak, Devices of Wonder (2001)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  ULAN 500008149
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) Accessed 12/12/2001.
.......... ULAN 500008149
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