Borgognone (1621-1676) (Jacques Courtois)

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Jacques Courtois, named Borgognone, French painter, was born in Saint Hippolyte in 1621 and died in Rome in 1676. He conducted his activity mostly in Rome; attracted particularly by S.Rosa, of who he became a rival. He is known as the author of the battle scenes: Gall.Spada (Rome); Louvre (Paris), realized with the notable dramatic force and intensity of color and light.

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