John Francis Rigaud (1742-1810)

 

John Francis Rigaud (1742-1810)John Francis Rigaud (1742-1810)
English history, portrait and decorative painter ;
John F. Rigaud ; J.F. Rigaud ; J. F. Rigaud ; J. Francis Rigaud ;
[Born May 18, 1742 in Turin, Italy – died December 6, 1810 Warwickshire, England]

 

FAD record control number: 40275

Record level: Person

Record type: Artist

 

John Francis Rigaud (1742-1810) biography:

Birth: May 18, 1742 in Turin, Italy ;
Death: December 6, 1810 Warwickshire, England of apoplexy (stroke) ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ;
Zodiac:
Taurus ;

Known for: History painting ; portrait painting ; decorative painting (mostly Italian-style ceilings) ;
Medium: Oil ; paint and plaster ; pencil and paper ; ink and paper ;
Technique: Painting ; fresco ; drawing ;
Subjects: People ; women ; historic events ; allegory ; mythology ;

Areas: Turin, Italy (1770) ; Bologna, Italy (1768, 1770) ; Florence, Italy (1770) ; Rome, Italy (1767) ; Piacenza, Italy (1768) ; Parma, Italy (1768) ; Paris, France (1770) ; London, England (1771) ; Warwickshire, England ;
Region: Europe ;
Lived:
Father: James Dutilh Rigaud (Rigaud was his mother’s maiden name), was a merchant ;
Mother: Jeanne Françoise Guiraudet ;
Relatives:
Spouse: Mary Williams (1740?-1808), married July 21, 1774 ;
Children: Stephen Francis Dutilh Rigaud (1777-1861), son, also a well known painter ; three daughters ;

Training: Privately with Italian history painter Claudio Francesco Beaumont (1694-1766), Italy ; Life-drawing classes in Rome (ca.1767) ;
Instructors: Claudio Francesco Beaumont (1694-1766) ;
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Member: Accademia Clementina (1766) ; Royal Academy, London, England, associate (1772) and full member (1784) ;
Exhibited with: Royal Academy, London, England (1772-1815), exhibited 155 works ;
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Digital-born document number:
FAD.2018.40275

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Record birth date:
September 30, 2018

Last updated: April 14, 2020 at 22:15 pm

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