This painter had many pupils who became the great masters of France, amongst whom are Lebrun, Lesueur, Mignard, duFresnay, etc. [P. 6; see entry 04100001 for a note on the work's provenance.]
Catalogue of the Quebec Gallery of Paintings, Engravings, etc., the Property of Jos. Legare, St. Angele Street, corner of St. Helen Street. Quebec: E.R. Frechette, Printer and Stationer, No 13, Mountain Street, Lower-Town, 1852.