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Fleury Richard

Born: Lyon, 25 February 1777 in Lyon
Died: Ecully, Rhone, 14 March 1852
Nationality: French

with Alexis Grognard at École de Dessin (Lyon); with Jacques-Louis David (1796, Paris)


1800 – begins exhibiting regularly at Paris Salon

1802 –Valentina of Milan Weeping over the Death of her Husband (untraced)  exhibited at Salon, initiating Troubadour style

1808 – returns to Lyon

1815 – appointed chevalier of the Légion d’honneur

1818 – begins teaching at École des Beaux-Arts, Lyon

Commissions from: 

Josephine (Empress of France)

Important Artworks: 

Mme Elisabeth Assisting in the Distribution of Milk, 1817 (Chateau de Versailles)