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ALLAIS, Louis-Jean (1762 - 1833), Engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ALLAIS, Louis-Jean (1762 - 1833), Engraver

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1762, in Paris; died 27 August 1833, in Paris.


At first a painter and a pupil of Allegrain between 1781 and 1785, he then became an engraver using both stippled and aquatint techniques, producing prints after Swebach and C. Vernet. He was the father and teacher of Jean-Alexandre Allais.

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