Jean-Baptiste Greuze

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Style: Rococo

Place: Tournus

Born: 1725

Death: 1805

Nationality: France

Biography:

Jean-Baptiste Greuze (21 August 1725 – 4 March 1805) was a French painter. He was born at Tournus, Burgundy. He is generally said to have formed his own talent this is, however, true only in the most limited sense, for at an early age his inclinations, though thwarted by his father, were encouraged by a Lyonnese artist named Grandon, or Grondom, w...