Jean-Jacques-François Le Barbier

Jean-Jacques-François Le Barbier (born in Rouen on 11 November 1738 – died in Paris on 7 May 1826) was a writer, illustrator and painter of French history. By 1780 he was an official painter of the King of France.[1]

Jean-Jacques-François Le Barbier
Buste Lebarbier détail.jpg
Bust of Le Barbier (détail)
Born11 November 1738
Rouen, France
Died7 May 1826
Paris, France
NationalityFrench
Known forPainter, illustrator, writer and philosopher
Notable work
Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen
MovementOrientalist

He was the father of artist Élise Bruyère.

WorkEdit

His most famous work was a representation of the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen made in 1789. He also designed the suite of tapestries of the four contingents (1790–91).[2]

Select list of work

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Peck, A. (ed.), Interwoven Globe: The Worldwide Textile Trade, 1500-1800, Yale University Press, 2013, p. 271
  2. ^ Peck, A. (ed.), Interwoven Globe: The Worldwide Textile Trade, 1500-1800, Yale University Press, 2013, p. 271
  3. ^ Base Joconde: Courage des femmes de Sparte se défendant contre les Messéniens, French Ministry of Culture. (in French)
  4. ^ Base Joconde: Étude de femme en fureur, French Ministry of Culture. (in French)
  5. ^ Base Joconde: Un Canadien et sa femme pleurant sur le tombeau de leur enfant, French Ministry of Culture. (in French)
  6. ^ Dictionnaire Bénézit, Gründ, 1999, François Robert Ingouf, tome 7, page 347.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Jean-Jacques-François Le Barbier at Wikimedia Commons