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AUBRIET, Claude (1665 - 1742), Draughtsman, miniaturist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AUBRIET, Claude (1665 - 1742), Draughtsman, miniaturist

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French, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born c. 1665, in Châlons-sur-Marne; died 2 December 1742, in Paris.

Draughtsman, miniaturist. Natural history (botanical subjects). Watercolours, drawings.

Aubriet studied under Jean Joubert. He succeeded Robert, who died in 1684, as "painter of the King", and took up the task of painting the flower collection at the royal natural history garden. He quickly gained a reputation as

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