Francis Bourgeois

Francis Bourgeois

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Sir Peter Francis Bourgeois (November 1753 - January 8 1811) was an English-Swiss landscape painter and court painter to George III. He lived with his French partner Noel Desenfans and Desenfans's Welsh wife Margaret Morris. The three lived together in a house in Charlotte (now Hallam) Street, London. With No l Desenfans, an art dealer, they were commissioned in 1790 by King Stanis aw II August Poniatowski, King of Poland, to form a Royal Collection for Poland. The King sent his brother Michel Poniatowski to London to discuss the matter, to promote N el Desenfans as Polish consul in London and to present Bourgeois the Order of Merit "Merentibus" on 12 April 1791 (which is kept in the Dulwich Picture Gallery).
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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 59g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136585650
  • 9786136585659