François Devosge

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François Devosge, François III Devosge or Claude François III (25 January 1732, Gray, Haute-Saône - 22 December 1811, Dijon) was a French portraitist and history painter. He was a student of François Rude, Pierre-Paul Prud'hon and Claude Hoin and is best known for his work as the founder of the École de Dessin de Dijon. His son Anatole Devosge (1770–1850) was also a painter, whilst his father Claude François Devosge (1697–1777) was a sculptor and architect.