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 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.
His signature in "Family Portrait" in the collection of the National Gallery of Art
Portrait de Buffon (1707-1788)
Commemorative Portrait of Madame de Pompadour (1721-1764)
Monsieur Denis-Paul le Pot de la Fontaine(?), 1772, oil on canvas, The Detroit Institute of Arts
- Birmingham Museum of Art (2010). Birmingham Museum of Art: Guide to the Collection. London, UK: GILES. p. 192. ISBN 978-1-904832-77-5. Retrieved 2011-06-16.
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