(1746 - 1816)
Francois-Andre Vincent was active/lived in France. FrancoisAndre Vincent is known for painting.
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François-André Vincent was the son and pupil of the miniature painter François-Élie Vincent and a founding member of the Institut de France. One of the principal innovators in French art of the 1770s and 1780s, he rivaled Jacques-Louis David in his renown as a draughtsman and history painter. He was also a distinguished and prolific portrait painter, producing family portraits, among them Mme Justine Boyer-Fonfrède and Her Son (1796; Louvre, Paris) and Jean-Baptistie Boyer-Fonfrède with his Wife and Son (1801; Versailles), as well as affectionate bust-length portraits of prominent intellectuals and artists, such as that of the engraver Charles-Clément Bervic (1813; private collection) and the great scientist Georges Cuvier, who sat to Vince
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