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Laurent Dabos

Laurent Dabos Painting - A Lithograph Portrait Of A Woman With A Playbill Behind Broken Glass by Laurent Dabos

A Lithograph Portrait Of A Woman With A Playbill Behind Broken Glass


Laurent Dabos (1761–1835) was a French painter of portraits and of historical and genre subjects.


Life

Dabos was born at Toulouse in 1761. He studied with François André Vincent, and first exhibited at the "Exposition de la Jeunesse" in 1788. His works included Mary of England, Queen of France, lamenting the death of her husband, Louis XII, The Return of the Grande Armée, and Louis XVI. writing his Will, a picture painted in the Temple during the captivity of the royal family. Besides these he painted from life the portrait of the Dauphin (Louis XVII). He died in Paris in 1835. His wife, Jeanne Bernard, who was a pupil of Madame Guyard, also painted genre subjects. She was born at Luneville in 1763, and died in 1842.[1]
Another portrait of Thomas Paine, a detail of the previous one, ca. 1792, at the National Portrait Gallery of the United States


References

Bryan,1886-9

Sources

This article incorporates text from the article "DABOS, Laurent" 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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