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Emile (Miles) Perrot

(Paris ? – 1556)

Born into a middle class French bourgeois family, Emile Perrot was the son of Miles I and Denise Gobelin. He first began his humanities study in Paris as a pupil of Guillaume Farel where he became interested the ideas of reformation. In 1527, Perrot went to Toulouse to study law, it was from here that he moved to Turin, Italy and then in 1530 to Padua. In the spring-summer of 1531, for reasons not entirely clear, he was forced to leave Padua and took refuge in Marostica.

Emile Perrot graduated from the University of Padua in Canon and Civil Law along with Michel de L’Hopital. Perrot returned to France in 1533, where, until 1551, he was appointed councillor of the Parliament of Paris and Baron (maȋtre ordinaire) for the Treasury (Chambre des Comptes).

The restoration of the Emile (Miles) Perrot canvas has been supported by Avv. Giovanni Tretti – Studio Legale GTA

The restoration of the Emile (Miles) Perrot canvas has been supported by Avv. Giovanni Tretti – Studio Legale GTA