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Born on 5 July 1761 in La Bassee, near Lute, the son of a woodcarver. Self-taught, he practised in Douai and Arras before coming to Paris in 1785. He exhibited at the Salon between 1791 (when it was first opened to non academiciens) and 1824. His earlier subjects of bourgeois galanterie, such as those commissioned by Calvet de Lapalun 1789-1792,... More...
Malta, 1998, Napoleon