Jean-Marc Nattier (1685 - 1766)
Jean-Marc Nate (Fr. Jean-Marc Nattier; March 17, 1685, Paris - 1766, ibid) - French painter.
Born in a family of artists: his father Mark was a portraitist, his mother Marie Kurtyua wrote miniatures, and his brother Jean-Baptiste was the creation of artworks for historical reasons.
The first lessons of painting, Jean-Marc Nate got from his father, then attended the courses of painting at the Royal Academy. At the age of fifteen Nate was awarded the first prize of the Paris Academy of Art. Jean-Marc Nate wrote reproductions of paintings by Rubens for the Luxembourg picture gallery.
Jean-Marc Nate is the creator of a new style of painting - a historical portrait. Pictures Nate god and idealiziruyut image of women, which the master painted on his canvases to denounce in the garb of mythical characters.
Pictures of Jean-Marc Nate stored in the Louvre, Versailles, the Hermitage, the Pushkin Museum in Moscow, the Dresden Gallery and other art museums around the world. Many paintings by the artist are in private collections.