Hyacinthe Rigaud

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Place: Perpignan

Born: 1659

Death: 1743

Nationality: France

Biography:

Hyacinthe Rigaud (18 July 1659 – 29 December 1743) was a French baroque painter of Catalan origin whose career was based in Paris. He is renowned for his portrait paintings of Louis XIV, the royalty and nobility of Europe, and members of their courts and considered one of the most notable French portraitists of the classical period. For Jacques Thu...