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Qualifications
painter, engraver (printmaker), draftsman, decorative painter (of interiors)
perfectioneerde het door Jean-Charles François uitgevonden procédé van de aquatint
Nationality/school
French
Born
Metz 1734-09-17
Deceased
Saint-Dénis-du-Port 1781-09-30
Family relationschips
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
not to be confused with the omonymous sculptor
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1749 - 1781
c. 17490-1781
Active in
  • Metz
  • Parijs
    tot 1758
  • Sint-Petersburg (Rusland) 1758 - 1764
    Voerde aan het hof diverse plafondschilderingen uit; reisde ter bestudering van de zeden en gewoonten der Russen tot in Siberië en Kamchatka. Zijn hier gemaakte studies werden na zijn terugkomst in Frankrijk erg populair (Van Acht/Kyrova 2003: 1757-1762)
  • Parijs 1764 - 1781
  • Saint-Dénis-du-Port 1781
born in
active in
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.
chinoiseries, genre, history (as a genre), landscape (as genre), orientalism, portrait, Christian religious scene
Entered on: 1992-01-24; Modification on: 2017-09-04

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