Born: 26 June 1735 Died: 24 July 1902
Country of origin: France
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About: Joseph, Baron Ducreux (June 26, 1735 – July 24, 1802) was a French portrait painter, pastelist, miniaturist, and engraver, who was a successful portraitist at the court of Louis XVI of France, and was able to resume his career after the French Revolution. His less formal portraits show an interest in expanding the range of facial expressions beyond those of official portraiture. In modern internet culture, his portrait has been used in a popular meme.