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FrançoisHubert Drouais

 

François-Hubert Drouais (December 14, 1727 – October 21, 1775) was a French painter and the father of Jean-Germain Drouais.
Drouais was born and died in Paris. He was the father of Jean-Germain Drouais, a historical painter.
Drouais specialized in portraits of the French nobility, foreign aristocrats, writers, and other artists. He was a pupil of Donat Nonnotte.
Some of his portraits include Louis XV's last two mistresses, Madame de Pompadour and Madame du Barry respectively. He even painted the young Marie Antoinette.
Madame Sophie de France, 1762, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Portrait de Buffon (1707-1788)
Commemorative Portrait of Madame de Pompadour (1721-1764)
Madame Drouais (1758) Musée du Louvre, Paris
Louise Marie Thérèse "Bathilde d'Orléans" and her brother Louis Philippe Joseph d'Orléans, later known as Philippe Égalité, with an angel (c 1755)
Monsieur Denis-Paul le Pot de la Fontaine(?), 1772, oil on canvas, The Detroit Institute of Arts
His signature in "Family Portrait" in the collection of the National Gallery of Art

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