Portrait of Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy by Favart
|Born||6 October 1780|
|Died||28 March 1867 86) (aged|
The grandson of Charles-Simon Favart whose works he published, his own plays were presented at Théâtre du Vaudeville. He also participated as costume designer to other boulevard plays such as Le sultan du Havre by Armand d'Artois and Henri Dupin (1810).
A consul of France in Russia, secretary of the Duke of Caraman and the Duke de Polignac, in charge of diplomatic missions, he established ties with the playwright and poet Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy of whom he made an oil portrait in 1846. He has left many caricatures in the press and portraits for the Galerie théâtrale. He was afterward appointed a consul in Mons (Belgium).
- 1808: La Jeunesse de Favart, one-act comédie anecdotique, in prose, mingled with comédie en vaudevilles, with Michel-Joseph Gentil de Chavagnac
- 1809: Le rival par amitié, comedy in 1 act and in prose, mingled with vaudevilles, with Henri-François Dumolard
- 1809: Roger-Bontemps, ou La fête des fous, with Henri Dupin
- 1810: Les six pantoufles ou Le rendez-vous des Cendrillons, folie-vaudeville in 1 act and in prose, with Armand d'Artois and Henri Dupin
- Bulletin de la Société de l'histoire du théâtre, Vol.4, 1973, p.258