Happy Birthday Francois Hubert Drouais!! French painter, born in 1727, in Paris, this artist's father was a painter of portrait miniatures. He was in fact, trained by his father as well as other painters including Boucher. He exhibited regularly at the Salon and was the official court portrait painter for the King Louis XV. He was known for painting great likenesses and also for depicting children in landscape settings, such as the Duke of Bouillon's children shown here.