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Jacques Courtois, called Il Borgognone.

A Battle scene.

Oil on canvas.

48cm by 73.5cm.

 

Courtois, who trained as an artist but then became a soldier, left his native France in 1637 and travelled to Italy. There he resumed painting and became famous for his depictions of military scenes. The 1763 Inventory records: “The Japan Closet….a battle by Borginione.”

REFERENCE: PIC316

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