Franҫois Lemoyne
(French, 1688 - 1737)
This person is associated with: Rococo

French Rococo painter. He trained under Louis Galloche.

He won the Prix de Rome in 1711 for his Ruth gleaning in Boaz's field.

Elected member of the French Academy in 1718, professor in 1733, then appointed Premier peintre du Roi in 1736.

Exhausted by his work and depressed after the death of his wife, he committed suicide.

Name:Franҫois Lemoyne
Dates:1688 - 1737
Nationality:French
Sex:Male
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Private collection3 artworks
Wallace Collection - London2 artworks
Los Angeles County Museum of Art1 artworks
Nationalmuseum - Stockholm1 artworks
Hermitage Museum - St-Petersburg1 artworks
Musee Rodin - Paris1 artworks
Musée du Louvre - Paris1 artworks
Musée d'art moderne André Malraux – MuMa Le Havre1 artworks
Château de Versailles1 artworks
Philadelphia Museum of Art1 artworks
Portland Art Museum - Oregon1 artworks

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Explanation:
This person died over 70 years ago (in 1737).