Thomas Restout

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Thomas Restout (15 March 1671 - 2 May 1754, Caen) was a French painter. The son of Marc Restout, he belonged to the Restout dynasty of painters and was mainly a portraitist.

Caen Prefecture and commune in Normandy, France

Caen, is a commune in northwestern France. It is the prefecture of the Calvados department. The city proper has 108,365 inhabitants, while its urban area has 420,000, making Caen the largest city in former Lower Normandy. It is also the third largest municipality in all of Normandy after Le Havre and Rouen and the third largest city proper in Normandy, after Rouen and Le Havre. The metropolitan area of Caen, in turn, is the second largest in Normandy after that of Rouen, the 21st largest in France.

Marc Restout was a French painter. The son of Marguerin Restout, he belonged to the famous Restout dynasty of painters. He was a prolific painter and won a major reputation in Flanders, Holland and Rome, having accompanied Poussin to Rome in 1642. By his death he was an échevin in Caen.

The Restout family was a French dynasty of painters from Normandy, including the painters:

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Édouard Frère French historian

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