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painter, decorative painter (of interiors), scenic painter, court painter, miniaturist painter
from the 1730s official court painter; from 1732 to 1754 director of the Gobelin factory in St. Petersburg
Nationality/school
French
Born
Marseille 1684-01-31
Deceased
Sint-Petersburg (Russia) 1754-06-09/1754-06-15
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this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
came from a family of artist in Gascony (active 1614-1758)
See also
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  • Sint-Petersburg (Rusland) 1716 - 1754
    He went to Russia with a group of French artists led by the architect Le Blond, initially for a period of three years, but he never returned to France.
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Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
animal painting (genre), history (as a genre), landscape (as genre), portrait, Christian religious scene, still life, battle
He painted a portrait of Peter the Great at Astrakhan in 1716 . It was engraved by Massard and by Langlois. He painted the Tsar again in 1723, and later did portraits of the Empresses Anne and Elizabeth.
Entered on: 1991-11-27; Modification on: 2019-04-02

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