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RESTOUT, Jean Bernard (1732 - 1797), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RESTOUT, Jean Bernard (1732 - 1797), Painter, engraver

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 22 February 1732, in Paris; died 18 July 1797, in Paris.

Painter, engraver (burin). History painting.

Jean Bernard Restout was the student of his father, Jean Restout the Younger. He enjoyed less popularity than the latter. He won the second Prix de Rome in 1755 and made the journey to Italy, then returned to settle in Paris. He was made an

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