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    Carmontelle Captures Voltaire's Favorite Actor

    A work by the virtuoso draughtsman reappears, putting the stars of 18th-century Parisian theater back in the spotlight: Voltaire and one of his best performers, Jean-Baptiste Brizard. Louis Carrogis, known as Carmontelle (1717-1806), The Actor Jean-Baptiste Brizard Playing Narbas in Merope at the Comédie-Française in 1765, black pencil, red chalk and watercolor on…