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BAQUOY, Jean Charles (1721 - 1777), Engraver (burin)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BAQUOY, Jean Charles (1721 - 1777), Engraver (burin)

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 16 June 1721, in Paris; died 24 February 1777.

Engraver (burin).

The son of the engraver Maurice Baquoy, Jean Charles was one of a number of excellent engravers of vignettes in the 18th century. He engraved the plates for a translation of Ovid's Metamorphoses, as well as for La Fontaine's Fables, after J.-B. Oudry, and Contes (Stories), after Eisen.

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