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Charles-André van Loo

Charles-André van Loo

Artist: Charles-André van Loo

Dates: 15 February 1705 – 15 July 1765

Nationality: French

Title of Piece: Neptune and Amymone

 

Neptune and Amymone by Charles-André van Loo

Neptune and Amymone by Charles-André van Loo

Brief Biography: Van Loo is the most famous of the Van Loo dynasty of painters, and his oeuvre covers all genres of art. He studied under the great Italian Masters resulting in his style being simple and correct. Van Loo was influential in purifying the French schools of art and his patrons included members of the Court as well as private individuals and the church.

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