Noel Joseph Desenfans

Oil on canvas | 73.3 x 60.9cm | 1796

James Northcote

Noel Desenfans (1744-1807) was born in Douai and educated at the universities of Douai and Paris. He came to London in 1769 as a language teacher and married Margaret Morris, the aunt of two of his pupils, in 1776 (see After Reynolds DPG627). Active ...
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