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Lyon 1728-05-24
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Lyon 1808-04-26
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son of Paul Pillement
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  • Lyon 1728 - 1743
  • Parijs 1743
    at the age of 15, he moved from Lyon to Paris where he was employed as an apprentice designer at the Gobelin factory
  • Spanje 1745 - 1750
    In 1745 he left for Spain, where he remained for 5 years. There he found employment in various cities as both a designer and painter.
  • Lissabon 1750 - 1754
    Despite the fact that he enjoyed continuing success, he declined the offer to become First Painter to King Joseph of Portugal.
  • Londen (Engeland) 1754
    Pillement then spent eight years in England, fully exploiting the English taste for landscapes. There he was inspired by the paintings of, among others, Nicolaes Berchem. During this period he became acquainted with David Garrick, the famous actor, and his Austrian wife Eva Maria Weigel, who became avid collectors of his work .
  • Wenen 1763 - 1765
    In 1763 Pillement then traveled to Vienna, where he was employed at the Imperial Court of Maria Theresa and Francis I.
  • Warschau 1765 - 1767
    court painter, 'premier peintre du roi de Pologne', of king Stanislaus II August Poniatowski; arrived in the beginning of 1765 in Warsaw on the recommandation in the autumn of 1764 of the Italian painter Marcello Bacciarelli. Pillement left Warsaw in the summer of 1767 and return to France by way of Dresden. In Poland he made the decorations for two palaces , one in Warsaw, the other situated in Ujazdow (Batowski 1936).
  • Londen (Engeland) 1779
  • Lissabon 1780 - 1789
    He also later worked in Saint Petersburg, the Piedmont, Milan, Rome and Venice. 1768-1780 Pillement again worked in France, where he was employed by Marie Antoinette in the Petit Trianon. 1780-1789 he was once again on the Iberian Peninsula.
  • Avignon
    in 1789 moved to Pézenas in the Languedoc
  • Lyon 1800 - 1808
    In 1800 he returned to Lyon, where he continued to paint while also designing for the silk industry and giving lessons in the Academy founded by Napoleon.
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In dit veld worden de diverse onderwerpscategorieën of genres vermeld die in het oeuvre van de beschreven kunstenaar voorkomen. De inhoud van dit veld is doorgaans meer gebaseerd op het aanwezige beeldmateriaal in het RKD dan op de literatuur.
genrevoorstelling, italianiserend, landschap (als genre), marine (als genre), portret, bloemstilleven, vogelvoorstelling, chinoiserieën
Ingevoerd op: 1992-01-19; Gewijzigd op: 2018-03-08

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