Jean-François Detroy

1679 - 1752
Born in Paris, he was the son of the portrait painter François de Troy; studied in Italy from 1699 until about 1706. He became a successful and fashionable artist, in all branches of painting, particularly genre. He was appointed Director of the French Academy in Rome in 1738 and remained there until his death.

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Sketches for the Story of Jason
Jean-François Detroy
1742-3
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Jean-François Detroy
1733
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after Jean-François Detroy
after 1725
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