Subleyras, Pierre a French painter and engraver, was born at Uzes in 1699, and was the son of Matthieu Subleyras, a painter of considerable merit. Pierre, at the age of fourteen, went to Toulouse in order to receive lessons from Antoine Rivalx. In 1724 he went to Paris, took the course in the Academy, and in 1726 gained the first prize. He went to Rome in 1728 as royal pensioner, and died there, May 28, 1749. He painted several sacred and ecclesiastical scenes which have been greatly admired. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Géneralé, s.v.