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Jean Baptiste Leprince (1734-1781)

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Leprince painting, The Fortune Teller

The Fortune Teller

Leprince painting, The Miser

The Miser

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 painting, The Russian Cradle

The Russian Cradle

Leprince painting, The Physician

The Physician

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.

Leprince painting, The Russian Peasant Girl

The Russian Peasant Girl

Leprince painting, Young Girl in Russian Costume

Young Girl in Russian Costume

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