Antoine Pesne
(French, 1683 - 1757)
Self-portrait with Daughters
by Antoine Pesne
This person is associated with: Rococo
French Rococo painter. His uncle Charles de La Fosse trained him.

He won the Prix de Rome in 1703 for his Moses defending Jethro's daughters.

Admitted in the French Academy in 1720 for his portrait of Vleughels. However, he didn't stay long in Paris as he had already moved to Berlin.

He was indeed celebrated in Germany for his portraits and even became Court Painter of King Frederick I of Prussia in 1711; then Frederick-William I appointed him director of the Berlin Academy in 1722. He retained his positions under Frederick II and died in Berlin.

Name:Antoine Pesne
Dates:1683 - 1757
Nationality:French
Sex:Male
Self Portraits
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Top owners of works by this artist
Private collection5 artworks
Hermitage Museum - St-Petersburg5 artworks
Charlottenburg Palace - Berlin2 artworks
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister - Dresden1 artworks
Royal Collection Trust (UK) - Buckingham Palace1 artworks
Museum der Bildenden Künste - Leipzig1 artworks
Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NY1 artworks
Gemäldegalerie - Berlin1 artworks

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Explanation:
This person died over 70 years ago (in 1757).