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Joseph-Désiré Court - Europeana Collections
Joseph-Désiré Court (14 September 1797 – 23 January 1865) was a French painter of historical subjects and portraits.Court was born at Rouen. He became a pupil at the École des Beaux-Arts under Gros, and after carrying off the principal honours there pursued his studies still further at Rome. High expectations were formed of him when he exhibited...