Jacques-Louis David
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Jacques-Louis David (1748 - 1825)

Jacques-Louis David
Born in Paris, Île-de-France, Francemap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 16 May 1782 in Parismap
Descendants descendants
Died in Brussel, Brabant, Verenigd Koninkrijk der Nederlandenmap
Profile last modified | Created 8 Jan 2010
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Jacques-Louis David a des origines françaises.

Biography

Leading Neoclassical French painter.

Jacques-Louis David, son of Louis-Maurice David, merchant, and Marie-Geneviève Buron his wife, was born on 30 August in Paris, Quai de la Mégisserie. He was baptized on the same day in Saint-Germain-l'Auxerrois[1].

He died in exile in Brussels, on 29 December 1825, aged 77 years, 3 months, 29 days; husband of Marguerite Charlotte Pécoul.

Sources

  1. The parish register of Saint-Germain-l'Auxerrois was burned during the Commune de Paris events (1871) but the record had been copied and is cited by the archivist, Auguste Jal, in Dictionnaire critique de biographie et d'histoire, Paris, Henri Plon, 1872, page 475
  • Baptism: Extrait du registre paroissial de l'église Saint-Germain-l'Auxerrois de Paris : Du vendredi trentième août 1748, fut baptisé Jacques-Louis, fils de Louis-Maurice David, marchand mercier, et de Marie-Genviève Buron, sa femme, demeurant quai de la Mégisserie ; le parrain Jacques Prévost, marchand potier d'étain ; la marraine Jeanne-Marguerite Le Mesle, femme de Jacques Buron, maître maçon. L'enfant est né aujourd'hui, et on signé, excepté la marraine qui a déclaré ne savoir signer. Signé : Prévost, David (avec paraphe), L. Perrault, vicaire. Le registre paroissial de l'église Saint-Germain-l'Auxerrois a été détruit par les incendies de la Commune de Paris (1871), mais l'acte a été recopié et est cité par l'archiviste Auguste Jal dans son Dictionnaire critique de biographie et d'histoire, Paris, Henri Plon, 1872, page 475.
  • Death record: Overlijden 1825 Brussel/Bruxelles, #3137 "Belgique, Brabant, registres d’état civil, 1582-1914," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-6QR3-2ZC?cc=1482191&wc=STLW-7MS%3A966896201%2C966956401 : 22 May 2014), Brussel > image 344 of 580; België Nationaal Archief, Brussels (Belgium National Archives, Brussels).
  • Divorce judgment of Jacques-Louis David and Marguerite-Charlotte Pécoul http://www.geneanet.org/archives/registres/view/29370/3
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacques-Louis_David


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