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DESPLACES, Louis (1682 - 1739), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DESPLACES, Louis (1682 - 1739), Painter, engraver

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1682, in Paris; died 1739, in Paris.

Painter (gouache), engraver. Landscapes with figures.

Louis Desplaces drew inspiration from the style of Gérard Audran, and earned himself a distinguished place at the side of the famous engraver. The prints he made after Jouvenet are particularly highly regarded.

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