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Jean Restout

Jean Restout The Inspired Poet oil painting on canvas
The Inspired Poet
Painting ID::  96103
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Jean Restout The Inspired Poet oil painting on canvas



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  Jean Restout
  French Neoclassical Painter, 1692-1768,was a French Neoclassical painter. Jean Restout was born in Rouen, the son of Jean Restout, the first of that name, and of Marie M. Jouvenet, sister and pupil of the then well-known Jean Jouvenet. In 1717, the Royal Academy having elected him a member on his work for the Grand Prix, he remained in Paris, instead of proceeding to Italy, exhibited at all the salons, and filled successively every post of academical distinction. His works, chiefly altar-pieces (Louvre Museum), ceilings and designs for Gobelin tapestries, were engraved by Cochin, Drevet and others; his diploma picture may still be seen at St Cloud. His son, Jean Bernard Restout (1732 - 1797),
  The Inspired Poet
  oil on canvas Dimensions 91 x 73 cm cyf

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