Jean-Pierre Norblin de La Gourdaine

1745-1830 Poland (born in France)/Rococo

 

Brief Biography-Jean-Pierre Norblin de La Gourdaine was born in 1745 in Burgundy, France. He was a disciple of Francesco Casanova (brother of Giacomo Casanova) Joseph-Marie Vien and influenced by Jean Antoine Watteau. He moved to Poland in 1774, where he became court painter to King Stanislaus II Augustus, who bestowed a knighthood on him. In Warsaw, he founded an art school and worked for many notable families. In 1804, he returned to Paris, where he died in 1830. Norblin painted many of his works in the style of Rembrandt. Aleksander Orłowski and Jan Rustem were two of his most notable students. His son Sébastien-Louis-Guillaume Norblin de la Gourdaine was a successful historical painter in Paris.

 

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Society of the Lake

The Society of the Lake

Lunch in the Park

Lunch in the Park

Market in Prague

Market in Prague

Fete Galante

Fete Galante

Puppets

Puppets

Hanging of Traitors

Hanging of Traitors in Effigie

Polish Nobleman

Polish Nobleman

Prince Adam

Prince Adam Kazimierz Czartoryski in Corps of Cadets

Wettin's Election

Wettin-s Election as Polish King

King of Bohemia

The King of Bohemia