Oil/canvas, 91 x 71,5 cm, rest., relined. - French portrait painter. The artist was trained by his father Hubert D, later by F. Boucher, C. J. Natoire a. C. van Loo. As early as 1758 he became member of the academy a. was soon a favourite painter to the court a. the high nobility. He especially enjoyed the protection of Madame de Pompadour a. the comtesse du Barry. According to Diderot D. was the best painter of women's a. children's likenesses.