1728 - 1808
Harbour landscape in Portugal
Oil on canvas signed and dated "J. Pillement 1785" lower left
Dimensions : 55 cm x 80 cm / 21.65 inch x 31.50 inch
Jean-Baptiste Pillement, known as Jean Pillement, born on 24 May 1728 in Lyon, where he died on 26 April 1808, was a French painter and aquafortist. He was one of the great exponents of the Rococo movement throughout Europe, painting for the King of Poland and Queen Marie-Antoinette. A keen traveller, he lived between Warsaw, London, Lisbon and Paris.