Jean-Simon Berthélemy

Artist (France)

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Jean-Simon Berthélemy (5 March 1743 – 1 March 1811) was a French history painter who was commissioned to paint allegorical ceilings for the Palais du Louvre, the Luxembourg Palace and others,[1] in a conservative Late Baroque-Rococo manner only somewhat affected by Neoclassicism. Berthélemy was born in Laon, Aisne, the son of a sculptor, Jean-Joseph Berthélemy,. He train...