Jean Baptiste Leprince (1734-1781)
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Jean Baptiste Leprince was an 18th century French painter. He spent many years in Russia , which became a major influence on his work, as well as the work of his teacher, Francois Boucher.
Leprince was appointed as a painter of the Imperial Palace in Saint Petersburg in 1757, and traveled Russia extensively, going as far even to Siberia . He returned to Paris in 1762 and earned a name for himself with his paintings of rural Russian country and domestic scenes. Towards the end of his life as his health declined, Leprince mainly painted French landscapes.
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