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Desenfans, Noel Josephlocked

(1744–1807)
  • Dennis Farr

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Desenfans, Noel Joseph (1744–1807), art dealer, was born at Avesnes-sur-Helpe, near St Quentin, France, in December 1744. Educated at the universities of Douai and Paris, he published the Rousseauesque L'élève de la nature (1763), and a stage comedy. At Douai he met the future actor ...

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