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French, 18th century, male.

Born 13 December 1713, in Mâcon (Saône-et-Loire); died 30 April 1800, in Paris.

Painter, writer. Glass painting.

Armand de Montpetit initially studied case law and mechanics. He compensated for a lost fortune by devising ingenious new inventions. In particular, Montpetit developed a style of oil painting under plate glass, a process he devised and patented himself. This technique, which he termed ...