Jean-Baptiste Greuze (21 August 1725 ? 4 March 1805) was a French painter of portraits, genre scenes, and history painting. Greuze was born at Tournus, a market town in Burgundy. He is generally said to have formed his own talent at an early age his inclinations, though thwarted by his father, were encouraged by a Lyonnese artist named Grandon, or ...
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