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ROUVIER, Pierre (<i>born</i> 1742), Miniaturist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROUVIER, Pierre (born 1742), Miniaturist

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French, 18th century, male.

Born c. 1742, in Aix-en-Provence.


Rouvier entered the school of the Académie Royale in January 1770, under the patronage of Dendré-Bardou and recommended by De Marigny. His name is spelt 'Rouvière' on the register of pupils, and 'Rouvier' on the alphabetical list of the same register. He exhibited portraits and genre subjects in miniature at the Salon de la Correspondance in 1779 and 1782.

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