Belanger, Thierry

Belanger, Thierry a celebrated French painter, was born at Nancy about 1596, and was a friend of Callot, Leclerc, Chasseul, and all those artists who threw so mulch eclat on the peaceful reign of Charles III, dukeof Lorraine. He studied under Voult, in Paris. He painted in fresco the hall of the convent at Nancy, which was destroyed in 1718; The Twelve Caesars, in colossal grandeur, for the Chateau de Morainville; a Conception of the Virgin in the Church of Notre Dame. His greatest works, however, are in the Church of the Miuimes, at Nancy; among, these are, a figure of Christ; The Virgin on her Death-bed, Surrounded by the Apostles and Cherubim; The Assumption of the Virgin a very large painting. Belanger died at Nancy about 1660.

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