Jean Hugues Taraval – Mujer arrodillada

Jean Hugues Taraval – Mujer arrodillada

Referencia: DFR 140
Título de la Obra: Mujer arrodillada
Autor: Jean Hugues Taraval
Técnica /soporte: Pluma y aguada parda sobre papel
Medidas: 11,3 x 15,1 cm
Tipo de papel: Verjurado, adherido a otro soporte
Filig./datos: Firmado abajo a la derecha
Época: siglo XVIII
Biografia:

Jean-Hugues Taraval (27 February 1729 – 19 October 1785) was a French painter.

Taraval was born in Paris, the son of the French painter Guillaume Taraval, who moved his family to Stockholm in 1732 to work on the decoration of the new Royal Palace. Initially a pupil of his father, Hugues returned to Paris after his father’s death in 1750. There he studied with Jean-Baptiste Marie Pierre and Charles-André van Loo. In 1756, he won the Prix de Rome with Job Mocked by his Wife, now in the Musée des beaux-arts de Marseille. In Rome he was a pupil of Charles-Joseph Natoire at the Académie française. Hugues Taraval, L’Automne or Le Triomphe de Bacchus et d’Ariane, 1769, Galerie d’Apollon, Louvre Admitted to the Académie royale de peinture et de sculpture (Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture) in Paris in 1765, he was received there in 1769. His reception piece is a Triumph of Bacchus, one of the elements of the ceiling of the Galerie d’Apollon in the Louvre. As a painter and decorator he worked at the Château de Bellevue, France in Meudon (1767), the École Militaire (Military School) of Paris (1773), the Collège de France (1777), the Château de Marly (1781), and the Palace of Fontainebleau (1781). Hugues Taraval died in Paris.

Estado de conservación: Bueno
Procedencia: Colección del Carmen