The Four Seasons
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Louis-Gabriel Blanchet ( Paris 1705 - Rome 1772 )
Blanchet was a French painter, active in Rome. He won second place in the Prix de Rome competition in 1727 and thereafter settled in Rome, where he enjoyed the patronage of Nicolas Vleughels, Director of the Académie de France, and the Duc de Saint-Aignan (1684–1776), who at that time was French Ambassador to the Holy See.