Le Moyne, François

Le Moyne, Le Moine, or Lemoine, François

(all: fräNswä` lə mwän`), 1688–1737, French painter. After a stay in Venice in 1723, he developed a colorful, sumptuous manner based on the Venetian style. Le Moyne's masterpiece is his decoration of the Salon of Hercules at Versailles. Boucher was his pupil.