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ALIAMET, François-Germain (1734 - 1790), Engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ALIAMET, François-Germain (1734 - 1790), Engraver

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1734, in Abbeville; died 5 February 1790, in London.


It was probably the success of his elder brother Jacques that drew François-Germain Aliamet to an artistic career. He first studied drawing with Garet, an artist in Abbeville, then went to Paris and continued his studies under his brother. In 1756, perhaps hoping to avoid comparison with his brilliant brother, he went

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