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  1. François (frɑ̃swa), ?1515–72, and his father, Jean (ʒɑ̃), ?1485–?1540, French portrait painters
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Examples from the Web for clouet

Historical Examples

  • Clouet lingered, and Ney asked, smiling, “what more he wanted”?


    Samuel Smiles

  • It is between these two appearances that we like to look on her in the pages of Brantme and on the canvas of Clouet.

  • It is indeed a lovely creature, yet all of earth, whom we see in Clouet's half life-size portrait in the chteau of Azay-le-Rideau.

  • We are glad before the little earnest portraits of Corneille, Clouet, and Fouquet hanging in the next room.


    C. Lewis Hind

  • To judge from the costumes and headgears of these heroes they cannot be dated later than 1514-15, a period anterior to Clouet.