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Jean-Antoine Julien, called Julien de Parme was a Swiss portrait painter.
He was the son of Giacono Ottolini and Lucia Bruzzetti. In his
youth, Julien de Parme was taken by his mother to Craveggia. There he
studied with Giuseppe Borgnis. In 1747 he moved to France, visiting
Bourges, Diors, Châteauroux and Paris. He decided then to become a
Julien de Parme was registered in Rome in 1760 where he studied
Antique art and the Italian masters. In 1761 Julien became a painter at
the Parma court, working on historical and mythological paintings. His
subjects and their iconography foreshadowed the subjects dear to
Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825) and the neo-Classicists.
In 1773 Julien was back in Paris, where he is called Julien de Parme. He lived out his last years in poverty.
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