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RIGAUD, John Francis (1742 - 1810), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RIGAUD, John Francis (1742 - 1810), Painter, watercolourist

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British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Active in England from 1771.

Born 1742, in Turin, to protestant French emigrant parents; died 6 December 1810, in Packington Hall.

Painter, watercolourist. History painting, portraits, genre scenes.

John Francis Rigaud moved to England in 1771, becoming an associate member of the Royal Academy the following year and a full member in 1784.

He painted altarpieces for the parish

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