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BARBAULT, Jean (1718 - 1762), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BARBAULT, Jean (1718 - 1762), Painter, engraver

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1 August 1718, in Viarmes (Val d'Oise); died 28 May 1762, in Rome.

Painter, engraver (burin). Figures, genre scenes.

Barbault was a pupil of Jean Restout. The Académie des Beaux-Arts awarded him a travelling scholarship for Rome, where he spent a large part of his life. His works include numerous etchings, after his own drawings. Léon Gaucherel engraved Twelve Costumes from

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