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Lemoyne, François (1688 - 1737), painter, draughtsman

Marianne Roland Michel

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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French painter and draughtsman. He may have owed his vocation to his stepfather Robert Tournières, although he certainly did not receive any instruction from him. In 1701 he went to work in the studio of Louis Galloche, and he also studied at the Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture, Paris, where Nicolas Lancret was a fellow student. In 1711 he won the Premier Prix but was not awarded the usual Rome scholarship. In

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