French, 18th century, male.
Born 28 August 1706, in Dunkirk; died 30 July 1791, in Rouen.
Painter, draughtsman (including red chalk), decorative artist, writer on art. Historical subjects, portraits, interiors.
Jean Baptiste Descamps was erroneously thought to have been a student of his uncle, Louis Coypel. In fact he studied with Ulin and Largillière. On ...