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Guiffrey, Jean

Date born: 1870

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Prud'hon scholar and curator Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and later conservator at the Musée du Louvre. In 1924 he authored the catalogue raissone on P. P. Prud'hon.

Guiffrey's two areas of specialty were French primitives and eighteenth-century French painting.

Home Country:  France

Sources:   "New Curator for Boston, Jean Guiffrey of the Louvre, Paris, Coming to Art Museum." New York Times April 11, 1911 p. 11.

Bibliography: L'oeuvre de P. P. Prud'hon. Paris: A. Colin, 1924.

Subject's name: Jean Guiffrey