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28 October, 2012
(1684 - 1721)
||Born 10 October in Valenciennes|
||Abandoned by Métayer in Paris|
||Studies under Claude Gillot|
||Works under Claude Audran (caretaker of the treasures at the Luxembourg Palace)|
||Competes for Prix de Rome but fails to take first place|
||Associate member of the Academy|
||Received by the Academy under the title of "Le Peintre des Fêtes Galantes" |
||Visits England to consult with Dr Mead about his tuberculosis|
||Returns to Paris|
||Dies 18 July at Nogent |