Amede Van Loo
(1719 - 1795)
Amede Van Loo was active/lived in France. Amede Van Loo is known for painting.
Biography Amede Van Loo
Charles-Amédée-Philippe van Loo was born into one of the most important French artist families of the 18th century. His father, mother and two brothers were also painters, as was his uncle Carle, who was doubtlessly the most famous member of the family. Amédée van Loo painted a 220 x 250 cm large composition entitled "Halt de Chasse" for the hunting themed dining room of Louis XV, which is today kept in the Louvre. The present work is a section of the work, highlighting the main group on the left.
In 1748, Amédée became court painter to Frederick the Great in Berlin. He remained there until 1758, when the Prussian king allowed him to return to his home town of Paris during the Seven Years' War, in which France and Prussia were enemies. A
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