Jacques Rousseau

(1630 - 1693)
Jacques Rousseau was a French painter.

A member of a Huguenot family, Rousseau was born at Paris.

He was noted as a painter of trompe-l'œil, decorative landscapes and classic ruins, somewhat in the style of Canaletto, but without his delicacy of touch; he appears also to have been influenced by Nicolas Poussin and Gaspard Dughet.

While young Rou...
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