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ADAM, Jakob (1748 - 1811), Engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ADAM, Jakob (1748 - 1811), Engraver

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German, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1748, in Vienna; died 1811, in Vienna.


This distinguished engraver established a very considerable reputation, particularly with a series of portraits of well-known Austrians that he carried out in collaboration with his friend Johann Ernst Mansfeld. The best of them is considered to be that of the Empress Marie-Louise. The plates he did in 1803 for an illustrated Bible

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