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AUBERTIN, François (1783 - 1821), Engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AUBERTIN, François (1783 - 1821), Engraver

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 6 July 1783, in Metz, in 1773 according to some sources; died 1821, in Ghent, committed suicide.


A former soldier who subsequently took to aquatint engraving, a process to which he contributed several technical innovations, François Aubertin worked in Dresden, Berlin, Paris and Ghent, engraving work by Berchem, Paul Potter, Carle Van Loo, Dietrich and others.

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