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AUDRAN, Jean (1667 - 1756), Engraver (burin)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AUDRAN, Jean (1667 - 1756), Engraver (burin)

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French, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 28 April 1667, in Lyons; died 17 June 1756, in Paris.

Engraver (burin).

[not available online]Jean Audran was the third son of Germain Audran. He was raised by his uncle Gérard, who taught him engraving in Paris after he had studied basic drawing and engraving with his father. He made rapid progress, and at the age of twenty was already

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