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DAC Collection Artist Information

Louis Jean Desprez (aka Louis Jean Despres, Louis Jean Després)

French painter, architect, and printmaker

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Born 28 May 1743. Desprez was a student of Jacques-François Blondel and Pierre Desmaisons. He won the Grand Prix in 1776 for "un château pour un grand seigneur". French architect, painter and etcher.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500013852.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Louis Jean Desprez (aka Louis Jean Despres, Louis Jean Després):

Giovanni Battista Piranesi and others Piranesi large volume 23, 1800-1807 Etching and engraving
http://dac-collection.wesleyan.edu/art35686 is a persistent link to this page with no user-session information.

ULAN biographical content is displayed with permission of the Getty Research Institute. Some ULAN content in some DAC artist records has been lightly edited. Content from the Getty Research Institute is © 2019 The J. Paul Getty Trust. All rights reserved.

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