Happy Birthday Louis Jean Desprez!! This artist was a painter and architect from France and born in 1743. He provided an important link between Neoclassicism and the Romantic age in France. His work was influenced by the ruins he visited in Greece and Rome. Many of his projects remained in the design phase, never to be completed. His last twemty years were spent working in Sweden. The Conservatory, pictured here, is located in Uppsala and considered his most significant creation.