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Alexandre François Desportes
(1661 - 1743)

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1661 Born 24 February in Champigneulles
1674 Begins studies with Nicasius Bernaerts in Paris
1695 Works as a portrait painter for King Jean III Sobieski in Warsaw
1700 Receives first commission from Louis XIV
1704 Conseiller at the Académie
1712 Travels to England for six months
1737 Begins designing for the Savonnerie factory and designs the Nouvelles Indes tapestries for the Gobelins
1743 Dies in Paris on 20 April
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