Étienne-Jean Delécluze

Etienne-Jean Delécluze (26 February 1781 – 12 July 1863) was a French painter and critic. From 1797 on, he was a pupil of Jacques-Louis David, as he describes in his biography of David. As one of his favorite pupils, he was invited to David’s last meal in France before going to Brussels in 1816. From 1822 on, he worked as a critic for the Journal des débats.

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