Louis Jean-Jacques Durameau
A son of Jacques Durameau (master printer in intaglio) and Marie Rocou (or Rocan), he was intended for an engraver by his father and trained in drawing at the studio of the sculptor Jean-Baptiste Defernex. He then entered the studio of Jean-Baptiste Marie Pierre. In 1757, he won the Grand prix de Rome, with the subject Élie ressuscite le fils de la Sunamite. He died at the age of 62 of a pulmonary congestion after a trip to Paris on foot.
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