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AUDRAN, Karl (1594 - 1674), Engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AUDRAN, Karl (1594 - 1674), Engraver, draughtsman

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French, 17th century, male.

Born 1594, in Paris; died 1674, in Paris.

Engraver (etching/burin), draughtsman.

[not available online]Karl was the first to establish the name of the Audran family, who produced many famous engravers. He showed exceptional abilities in drawing from a very young age, was given a tutor, and was then sent to Rome for more advanced studies. He dedicated himself to engraving, developing a style

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