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Jean Marc Nattier

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Painting ID::  67046
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Jean Marc Nattier Beaumarchais oil painting big oil painting on canvas



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  Jean Marc Nattier
  1685-1766 French Jean Marc Nattier Gallery Brother of Jean-Baptiste Nattier. As well as being taught by his father, he trained with his godfather, Jean Jouvenet, and attended the drawing classes of the Academie Royale, where in 1700 he won the Premier Prix de Dessin. From around 1703 he worked on La Galerie du Palais du Luxembourg. The experience of copying the work of Rubens does not, however, seem to have had a liberating effect on his draughtsmanship, which was described by the 18th-century collector Pierre-Jean Mariette as cold. Nattier was commissioned to make further drawings for engravers in the early part of his career, including those after Hyacinthe Rigaud famous state portrait of Louis XIV (1701; Paris, Louvre) in 1710, which indicates that he had established a reputation while he was still quite young. Although he was offered a place at the Academie de France in Rome on the recommendation of Jouvenet, Nattier preferred to remain in Paris and further his career. In 1717 he nevertheless made a trip to Holland, where he painted portraits of Peter the Great and the Empress Catherine (St Petersburg, Hermitage). The Tsar offered Nattier work at the Russian court, but the artist declined the offer. He remained in Paris for the rest of his life.
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  Description Beaumarchais oil painting big.jpg English: Oil portrait of Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, 1732-1799, by Jean-Marc Nattier, 1755 Français : Jean-Marc Nattier (French, ): Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais (1732-1799), portrait en buste, 1755, huile sur toile, collection priv??e. Date 1755

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