About the Artist
Jean-Jacques-François Le Barbier was a writer, illustrator and painter of French history. By 1780 he was an official painter of the King of France.
He was the father of artist Élise Bruyère.
His most famous work was a representation of the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen made in 1789. He also designed the suite of tapestries of the four contingents (1790–91).