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LESPINASSE, Louis Nicolas de (1734 - 1803), Watercolourist, painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LESPINASSE, Louis Nicolas de (1734 - 1803), Watercolourist, painter

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1734, in Pouilly-sur-Loire (Nièvre); died 1803 or 1808, in Paris.

Watercolourist, painter (gouache). Landscapes, architectural views.


A knight of the royal and military order of St Louis, Louis de Lespinasse was made an academician on 30 June 1787 and exhibited until 1801.

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