Nicolas Lancret - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Nicolas Lancret

Place: Paris

Born: 1690

Death: 1743


Nicolas Lancret (22 January 1690 ? 14 September 1743), French painter, was born in Paris, and became a brilliant depicter of light comedy which reflected the tastes and manners of French society under the regent Orleans. His first master was Pierre d'Ulin, but his acquaintance with and admiration for Watteau induced him to leave d'Ulin for Gillot, ...

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