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Jacques de Lajoue
Circle of Jacques de Lajoue
After Jacques de Lajoue
Jacques de Lajoue, a French architectural painter, was born in 1687. He became a member of the Academy in 1721, and is noticed for a 'Perspective' which he executed in 1732 at the Library of St. Geneviève. He also designed the title-page to the works of Wouwerman. Etchings have been made after him by Cochin, Tardieu, and others. He died in Paris in 1761.
Design for an Ornamental Decoration (1740–60), pen and black ink, brush and gray wash on paper by Jacques de Lajoüe (Cooper–Hewitt, National Design Museum)
This article incorporates text from the article "DE LA JOUE, Jacques" 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.