Regnault, Sophie

BORN 15 Oct 1763, Paris - DIED 25 Feb 1825, Paris, Ancien 10e
BIRTH NAME Meyer, Sophie
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Père Lachaise, Rue du Repos 16 (division 36, ligne 01 (M: N 34))

Sophie Meyer was the daughter of the watchmaker François Meyer. She married the painter Jean-Baptiste Regnault in 1786 and they had three sons. Together with her husband she managed a workshop for young women painters from upper class families in the Grande Galerie du Louvre. Apart from painting the young women spent their time on fashion as well. It was said that she treated the young ladies like they were her own daughters. Only two paintings of Sophie Regnault are known. One is a self portrait that is now at the Ponce Art Museum in Puerto Rico. She was painted herself in 1809 by Henriette Lorimier (1775-1854).

• Husband: Regnault, Jean Baptiste, Baron (1786-)


The grave of Jean Baptiste Regnault at Père Lachaise, Paris.
Picture by Androom (02 Nov 2019)


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Published: 23 Nov 2023
Last update: 23 Nov 2023