Jean-Baptiste Fresez

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Birthday
10, 1800
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Mar 31, 1867 (66)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
10, 1800
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Mar 31, 1867 (66)

About

Important nineteenth-century painter whose best- known works included his nearly photographic city-scapes, mainly focused on the City of Luxembourg.

Before Fame

He received a grand prize in art from the Luxembourg Drawing School when he was in his early teens. He went on to study at the Royal Academy in Brussels, Belgium.

Trivia

He was most known for his landscapes, but he also worked as a portrait painter and water-colorist and presented some of his artwork to European royals.

Family Life

He was born in Longwy, France. His family moved to Luxembourg when he was two years old so that his father could manufacture porcelain.

Associated With

He was born in the same year in which English sculptor Thomas Banks died.