Gabriel Briard was a landscape and portrait painter of some grace and facility of hand, the master of Demarne, and the father of Mme. Le Brun. He visited Italy in 1749, became an Academician in 1768, and died in 1777.
This article incorporates text from the article "BRIARD, Gabriel" in Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers by Michael Bryan, edited by Robert Edmund Graves and Sir Walter Armstrong, an 1886–1889 publication now in the public domain.
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