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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Attiret, Jean Denis

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French Jesuit painter. Born Dole, France, July 31, 1702; died Beijing, China, December 8, 1768. After studying art at Rome, he entered the Society of Jesus as a lay brother, and was sent to China. His skill as a portrait-painter led to his appointment as painter to the emperor, who made him a mandarin. To meet the wishes of his patron, most of his work was executed according to Chinese taste and methods.


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Entry for 'Attiret, Jean Denis'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ncd/a/attiret-jean-denis.html. 1910.

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