Firmin Massot - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Firmin Massot

Place: Geneva

Born: 1766

Death: 1849

Nationality: Switzerland


Firmin Massot (5 May 1766, in Geneva – 16 May 1849, in Geneva) was a Swiss portrait painter. His father was a master watchmaker. He began his studies in 1778 at the "School of Drawing", then attended classes at the "Society of Arts" where he studied with Jean-Étienne Liotard, among others. A trip to Italy from 1787 to 1788 had a lasting effect on h...

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