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DUCREUX, Joseph (1735 - 1802), Painter, pastellist, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DUCREUX, Joseph (1735 - 1802), Painter, pastellist, engraver

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 26 June 1735, in Nancy; died 24 July 1802, in Paris.

Painter, pastellist, engraver. Portraits, military portraits.

[not available online] [not available online]Joseph Ducreux was the son of Charles Ducreux, and the only pupil of Latour. In 1769 he was chosen by the statesman M. de Choiseul to travel to Vienna to paint a portrait of Archduchess Marie-Antoinette. This

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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