Louis Lafitte

(1770 - 1828)
Louis Lafitte was a French painter, designer, illustrator and muralist.

He was the son of a master barber. In 1778, his father offered refuge to the painter Simon Mathurin Lantara, who was in desperate financial straits and, during his stay, Lantara excited young Lafitte's interest in painting. He also convinced Lafitte's father that his son had a...
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