Jacques Restout

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Jacques Restout (c. 1650 – c. 1701) was a French painter of the Restout dynasty (the son of Marc Restout) and a Premonstratensian canon regular. Born in Caen, he was a student of Le Tellier and became prior of the abbaye de Moncets near Reims.

Works[edit]

  • La Réforme de la Peinture, Caen, J. Briard, 1681
  • Traité de l’harmonie des sons
  • Translation of Pausanias, surviving in manuscript form
  • Translation of a treatise on the painting on the ancients by Junius, surviving in manuscript form

References[edit]

  • Édouard Frère, Manuel du bibliographe normand, Rouen, Le Brument, 1860
  • Philippe de Chennevières, Recherches sur la vie et les ouvrages de quelques peintres provinciaux de l'ancienne France, Paris, Dumoulin, 1847–1862