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Born Mons, he studied in Florence under Tommaso Redi , abandoning his Flemish influences for the Italian tradition. In 1715 he travelled to London with John Talmann and tried, without much success, to establish himself as a portrait painter. Neglected, he returned to Florence in 1728 to teach at the academy. In 1740, he briefly relocated to Pisa before settling in Rome where he died.
- Self-portrait (Uffizi)
- Death of St Romuald (Uffizi)
- Statue of St Joseph (Florence, Church of Santissima Annunziata)
He died in Rome.
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