Jean-Baptiste Marie Pierre

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Jean-Baptiste Marie Pierre
Guillaume Voiriot - Portrait of Jean-Baptiste Marie Pierre.jpg
Portrait of Jean-Baptiste Marie Pierre by Guillaume Voiriot
Born (1714-03-06)6 March 1714
Died 15 May 1789(1789-05-15) (aged 75)
Nationality French
Known for Painting, Drawing, Administrator
Vieillard (1739). Etching by Jean-Baptiste Marie Pierre from a series entitled Figures drawn from nature from the lower classes of Rome.

Jean-Baptiste Marie Pierre (Paris, 6 March 1714 - Paris, 15 May 1789) was a French painter, draughtsman and administrator.

Life[edit]

He was a student of Charles-Joseph Natoire at the Académie royale de peinture et de sculpture and painted a self-portrait in 1732. From 1770 to 1789 he was Premier peintre du Roi.

Jean-Baptiste Marie Pierre's students included Étienne-Louis Boullée, Louis-Jacques Durameau, Nicolas-René Jollain, Friedrich Reclam, Étienne de La Vallée Poussin, Jean-Jacques-François Le Barbier, Antoine Vestier, Jean-Baptiste Tierce, and Hughes Taraval.

Gallery[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Nicolas Lesur & Olivier Aaron, Jean-Baptiste Marie Pierre 1714-1789 Premier peintre du roi, Paris, Arthena, 2009,
  • Marc Furcy-Raynaud, Correspondance de M. d'Angiviller avec Pierre, J. Schemit, Paris, 2 volumes, 1905–07
  • Olivier Aaron, Jean-Baptiste Marie Pierre, 1714-1789, Cahiers du Dessin Français, issue 9, Galerie de Bayser, Paris ; Ars Libri, Boston, 1993
  • Christian Michel, Charles-Nicolas Cochin et l'art des Lumières, École française de Rome, Rome, 1993 (Contains Pierre's letter on the causes of the decadence in the art of France)

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