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François Tronchin (1704-1798) was a Swiss lawyer, banker, and collector.

He knew many artists, Jean-Pierre Saint-Ours, Joseph Vernet, Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, Étienne-Maurice Falconet, Nicolas Henri Joseph de Fassin, and philosophers, Voltaire, Denis Diderot., and Melchior Grimm.

He sold many paintings in his collection to Catherine II of Russia.

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