(1692 - 1768)
Jean Restout was active/lived in France. Jean Restout is known for Religious motif painting.
Biography Jean Restout
pupil of his famous uncle, Jean Jouvenet, the leading religious painter
in the capital, Jean Restout the Younger was approved (agréé) by the
Academie Royale in 1717 and was received (reçu) in 1720, the year in
which he married Marie-Anne Hallé, daughter of the painter Claude-Guy
Hallé. Unlike most history painters of his time, Restout did not travel
to Italy, instead training with Jouvenet, and perhaps also with Nicolas
de Largillière. Once established in the 1720s, he had a studio of
assistants and pupils.
He occasionally attended the drawing school of
the Académie, where from 1730 he was professor of drawing, in which
capacity he wr
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