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Antoine Pierre Charles Favart

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Born  6 October 1780Paris
Died  28 March 1867, Paris, France

Antoine-Pierre-Charles Favart (6 October 1780 – 28 March 1867) was an 19th-century French playwright, painter, engraver and diplomat.

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Short biography

The grandson of Charles-Simon Favart whose works he published, his own plays were presented at Théâtre du Vaudeville. He also participated as costume designer to other boulevard plays such as Le sultan du Havre by Armand d'Artois and Henri Dupin (1810).

A consul of France in Russia, secretary of the Duke of Caraman and the Duke de Polignac, in charge of diplomatic missions, he established ties with the playwright and poet Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy of whom he made an oil portrait in 1846. He has left many caricatures in the press and portraits for the Galerie théâtrale. He was afterward appointed a consul in Mons (Belgium).

A student of Joseph-Benoît Suvée, he took part to the Salon of Paris from 1806 to 1839.

Works

  • 1808: La Jeunesse de Favart, one-act comédie anecdotique, in prose, mingled with comédie en vaudevilles, with Michel-Joseph Gentil de Chavagnac
  • 1809: Le rival par amitié, comedy in 1 act and in prose, mingled with vaudevilles, with Henri-François Dumolard
  • 1809: Roger-Bontemps, ou La fête des fous, with Henri Dupin
  • 1810: Les six pantoufles ou Le rendez-vous des Cendrillons, folie-vaudeville in 1 act and in prose, with Armand d'Artois and Henri Dupin
  • References

    Antoine-Pierre-Charles Favart Wikipedia


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