(1728 - 1808)
Jean-Baptiste Pillement was active/lived in France, Austria. JeanBaptiste Pillement is known for Rococo landscape painting, engraving, design.
Biography Jean-Baptiste Pillement
Pillement was a painter and designer, known for his exquisite and
delicate landscapes, but whose importance lies primarily in the
engravings done after his drawings and their influence in spreading the
Rococo* style, and particularly the taste for chinoiserie, throughout Europe.
Pillement, born in Lyon, had an unusually cosmopolitan career. He
moved from Paris, working for the Gobelin* factory. After a brief spell
at the Gobelins, in 1745 he left for Madrid. He stayed there for three
years, and his work was much appreciated both in Spain and in Portugal,
which he visited often. He supervised sets of Rococo singeries* and
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