Reference Entry

LARIVE-GODEFROY, Pierre Louis de (1753 - 1817), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LARIVE-GODEFROY, Pierre Louis de (1753 - 1817), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman

Show Summary Details

Preview

Swiss, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 21 October 1753, in Geneva; died 7 October 1817, in Persingue.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman. Landscapes with figures, landscapes.

Pierre Louis de Larive-Godefroy was the son of a Protestant minister who wanted him to become a lawyer, and it was not without difficulty that he gained permission to become a painter. He started out as a

Reference Entry.  995 words. 

Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.