(1609/10 - 1696)
Louyse Moillon was active/lived in France. Louyse Moillon is known for still life and figure painting.
Biography Louyse Moillon
Very few women have left a name in the history of painting. Whether through their talent or originality, they suffer a lot from the comparison with male artists.
Louyse (or Louise) Moillon born late 1609 or early 1610 and died in Paris on December 21, 1696 at the age of 86, is perhaps the most famous of them, as she occupies a prominent place in her field - fruit still life - and so her works are sought after.
She came from a large family (seven children) and Protestant artists, Nicolas (1580-September 1, 1619) and Isaac Moillon (July 8, 1614 to May 26, 1673) and more after the remarriage of her mother Mary Gilbert to Francis Garnier (1600-1658) painter as well. She was married in 1640 to Etienne Girardot, a lumberman
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