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DROUAIS, Hubert (<i>died</i> 1767), Painter, miniaturist, pastellist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DROUAIS, Hubert (died 1767), Painter, miniaturist, pastellist, draughtsman

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French, 18th century, male.

Born in St-Samson-de-la-Roque (Eure), baptised 3 May 1699; died 9 February 1767, in Paris.

Painter, miniaturist, pastellist, draughtsman. Portraits.

The son of a painter, Hubert Drouais began his training in Rouen, but then went to Paris and was taken on by the studio of François de Troy. He was admitted to the Académie de St-Luc in 1730 and exhibited at

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