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AUGUSTIN, Jean Baptiste Jacques (1759 - 1832), Painter, miniaturist, enameller

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AUGUSTIN, Jean Baptiste Jacques (1759 - 1832), Painter, miniaturist, enameller

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1759, in St-Dié (Vosges); died 13 April 1832, in Paris.

Painter, miniaturist, enameller. Portraits.

[not available online]Augustin was a self-trained artist. He often claimed to have never had a teacher, and no biographer has been able to find evidence of one. Nothing is known of his life before 1781, when he arrived in Paris with only three

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