Pierre Duval Le Camus ( - )

Pupil of Claude Gautherot and Jacques-Louis David. In 1811, he painted the portrait of the imperial prosecutor whose niece he married. This union brought him into Parisian high society. Famous for his portraits and picturesque genre scenes, he exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1815 until his death. He sold paintings to the greatest names in France, such as the Duchess of Berry, for whom he was the preferred painter, Louis XVIII and Louis-Philippe. In 1837, he founded the Museum of Art and History of Lisieux. In 1848, he moved to Saint-Cloud where he was mayor for the last two years of his life.

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