Jean-Baptiste Le Prince

1734 - 1781
Le Prince was born in Metz, and became a pupil of Boucher in Paris; about 1758 he travelled via Holland to Russia, returning to Paris in 1763. In 1765 he became a member of the Academy. He painted some landscapes but was chiefly known for his genre scenes, often of Russian subject-matter.

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The Necromancer
Jean-Baptiste Le Prince
probably 1775
The Necromancer
 
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