Fran OIS de Troy

Fran OIS de Troy

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Fran ois de Troy was a French painter and engraver who became principal painter to King James II in exile at Saint-Germain-en-Laye and Director of the Acad mie Royale de peinture et de sculpture. One of a family of artists, Troy was born in Toulouse, the son of Nicolas de Troy, a painter in that city, and was the brother of Jean de Troy. Troy was taught the basic skills of painting by his father, and perhaps also by the more worldly Antoine Durand. Fran ois de Troy is not to be confused with his son, the portrait painter Jean-Fran ois de Troy, who studied under him. At some time after 1662, Troy went to Paris to study portrait painting under Claude Lefebvre and Nicolas-Pierre Loir. A. P. F. Robert-Dumesnil states that this occurred when Troy was aged twenty-fourshow more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Claud Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134920843
  • 9786134920841