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Last NameCassas    
Given NameLouis-François    
alt. NamesL.-F. C. ; L.-F. C. Francois Cassas ;     
MarriageSerafina née Corfetti in 1791    
ChildrenCharles Hippolyte (fl. 1800-1864)    
Year born1756 in Azay-le-Ferron, Indre, France    
Year died1827    
Place of deathVersailles, France    
Father's occupation    
Educationtaught by draftsman Jean Cadet de Limay, Jean-Jacques Lagrenée le Jeune, Jean-Baptiste Le Prince    
Country of ActivityTurkey    
Worked forVoyage pittoresque de la Syrie, de la Phénicie, de la Palestine et de l'Egypte (Paris 1802) ; Etienne Renaud Augustin Serres (1786-1868): it is not yet clear if Louis-Francois Cassas (1756-1827) OR Charles Hippolyte (fl. 1800-1864) was the artist for Serres ; Abbé de Saint-Non ; Choiseul Gouffier ;    
PatronageAignan-Thomas Desfriches ; Duke Rohan Chabot ;    
Techniqueslandscape, archaeological, geographical, topographical, and zoological drawing, watercolour, painting, and modelling ; handcolouring    
Sample(s)www.google.de/search?q=Louis+Francois+Cassas ; www.wikigallery.org/wiki/painting_272738/Louis-Francois-Cassas/A-wooded-landscape-with-a-stag-hunt    
Archival sourceshttp://www.wikigallery.org/wiki/artist48069/Louis-Francois-Cassas/page-1    
Published sourcesAKL 17 1997: 131 ; ThB 6 1912: 125 ; Nissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ; Françoise Labrique & Uwe Westfehling (eds.): Mit Napoleon in Ägypten. Zeichnungen des ->J.-B. Lapère (Mainz 2009: 77ff. & 168ff.) ;    
otherFurther Places of Acitivity: Turkey (moved to Constantinopel in 1784) and Egypt (in 1785) ;    

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