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ID: 500115347
 
Record Type: Person
Caron, Antoine (French painter and draftsman, 1521-1599)

Note: Known for his elongated forms, gaudy colors, and strange architecture and space; one of the few French painters of his era to have a distinctive style; his work reflects the unstable atmosphere of the Valois court during the Wars of Religion (1560-1598).

Names:
Caron, Antoine (preferred,V,index,LC)
Antoine Caron (V,display)
Charon, Antoine (V)

Nationalities:
French (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
draftsman
painter

Gender: male

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

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
assistant of ....  Primaticcio, Francesco  
......................  (Italian painter, sculptor, and architect, 1504-1570) [500000613]
patron was ....  Houel, Nicolas  
..................  (French pharmacist and philanthropist, probably 1524-1587) [500088373]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Caron, Antoine (I)

Biographies:
(French painter and draftsman, 1521-1599) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist, 1521-1599) ..... [GRL]
(French painter, 1515(?)-1593) ..... [PROV]
(French, ca. 1520-1598/1599) ..... [JPGM]
(French painter, ca.1521-ca.1599) ..... [GRLPSC]
(Painter, draughtsman, c. 1527-1599) ..... [CENSUS]
(French painter, ca.1521-ca.1599) ..... [BHA]
(French artist, c.1515-1593) ..... [WCP]
(French painter, 1521-1599) ..... [Grove Art]
(French artist, ca.1515-ca.1593) ..... [WL-Courtauld]

Sources and Contributors:
Antoine Caron ........ [PROV, VP, WL-Courtauld]
............................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Caron, Antoine ........ [BHA Preferred, CENSUS Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, JPGM Preferred, PROV Preferred, VP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
..............................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
..............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..............................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 87145305
..............................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 93
..............................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
..............................  Witt Library, Authority files
Charon, Antoine ........ [WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld]
................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
................................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [BHA, CENSUS, GRL, GRLPSC, Grove Art, JPGM, PROV, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Balteau et al., Dictionnaire de biographie française (1933-)
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 93
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
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