Desprez, Jean-Louis

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Desprez, Jean-Louis (1743–1804). French architect, illustrator, and stage-designer. He settled in Sweden in 1784 and produced severe Neo-Classical and Egyptianizing designs for tombs. His buildings include the Uppsala Botanicum (1788), with its low octastyle Greek Doric portico, and Egyptianesque capitals.

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