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Jean-Baptiste van Loo

Jean-Baptiste van Loo

 

Artist: Jean-Baptiste van Loo

Dates: 14 January 1684 – 19 December 1745

Nationality: French

Title of Piece: Margaret (‘Peg’) Woffington

 

Margaret ('Peg') Woffington by Jean-Baptiste van Loo

Margaret (‘Peg’) Woffington by Jean-Baptiste van Loo

Brief Biography: Van Loo was a portrait and subject painter patronized by the Prince of Carignan. He ws a member of Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture and produced many altar pieces as well as restoring the works of Francesco Primaticcio.

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