Barthélemy Chasse

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Barthélemy Chasse
Born 1659
Died 1720
Nationality Italian
French
Occupation Painter

Barthélemy Chasse (1659-1720) was an Italian-born French painter.

Biography[edit]

Early life[edit]

Barthélemy Chasse was born in 1659 in Naples, Italy.[1][2][3]

Career[edit]

He moved to Marseille, where he became a religious painter.[1][2][3][4] He sometimes worked alongside painter Michel Serre (1658-1733).[4] He soon became the official painter of Bishop Henri François Xavier de Belsunce de Castelmoron (1671-1755).[4] He painted three paintings for the Bishop's personal collection: Le déluge, La sortie de l'arche and Le sacrifice de Noé.[4]

Some of his paintings can be found in Roman Catholic churches, mostly in or around Marseille. For example, four of his paintings are displayed in the Église Notre-Dame-du-Mont in Marseille: La fuite en Égypte, L'atelier de Nazareth, L'adoration des bergers and Le mariage de la Vierge.[2][4][5] Additionally, his painting La Vierge, Saint-Sébastien, et Saint Clair is displayed in the Église Saint-Sébastien in Allauch[6]

More of his paintings are displayed in the Musée des beaux-arts de Marseille.[7]

Personal life[edit]

He got married in Marseille in 1689.[8] He died in 1720 in Marseille.[1][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Alain Mérot, French Painting in the Seventeenth Century, New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 1995, p. 299 [1]
  2. ^ a b c Arnaud Ramière de Fortanier, Nicolas Cendo, Danielle Maure, Marseille au XVIIe siècle: exposition , Archives communales, Marseille, février-mars 1980, Archives communales, 1980, p. 89 [2]
  3. ^ a b c Le Dessin baroque en Languedoc et en Provence, Musée Paul Dupuy, 1992, p. 126 [3]
  4. ^ a b c d e Dom Théophile Bérengier, Vie de Mgr Henry de Belsunce, évêque de Marseille, Paris and Lyon: Delhomme et Briguet, 1886, tome 1, p. 106
  5. ^ Jean-Robert Caïn, Emmanuel Laugier, Trésors des églises de Marseille: patrimoine culturel communal, Ville de Marseille, 2010, p. 176 [4]
  6. ^ La lettre du maire: Spéciale rénovation Église St-Sébastien, November 2010
  7. ^ La Peinture en Provence au XVIIe siècle: exposition Musée des beaux-arts, Palais Longchamp, Marseille juillet-octobre 78, J. Laffitte, 1978, p. 14 [5]
  8. ^ Les belles de mai: deux siècles de mode à Marseille : collections textiles du Musée du Vieux-Marseille (XVIIIe-XIXe siècles)., Alors Hors Du Temps, 2002, p. 39 [6]