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DESPREZ, Louis Jean (1743 - 1804), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DESPREZ, Louis Jean (1743 - 1804), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver

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French, 18th century, male.

Born May 1743, in Auxerre; died 17 March 1804, in Stockholm.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman (including ink/wash), engraver (etching), caricaturist, decorative artist, architect. Religious subjects, historical subjects, military subjects, church interiors, architectural interiors, landscapes with figures, landscapes, urban views, harbour scenes, architectural views, costume studies. Wall decorations, stage sets.

A student of François Blondel and Desmaisons, Louis Jean

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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