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Henri Francois Riesener

(1767 - 1828)


Henri-François Riesener, son of Jean-Henri Riesener (1734-1806), French cabinetmaker of German birth, was born in 1767 in Paris. He was a student of Jacques-Louis David. The painter participated in Salons from 1793-1827, worked in Paris, Warsaw, St. Petersburg and Moscow (1816-1823). He specialized in portraits and was also known as a miniaturist. Henri-François Riesener was the father of the painter Léon Riesener (180878) and uncle of Eugène Delacroix.
 


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