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BOISSARD, Jean-Jacques (1528 - 1598), Draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOISSARD, Jean-Jacques (1528 - 1598), Draughtsman

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French, 16th century, male.

Born 1528 or 1533, in Besançon; died 27 March 1598 or or, in Metz.

Draughtsman. Portraits.

A scholar, Jean-Jacques Boissard travelled widely in Italy and the rest of Europe copying inscriptions and recording monuments from antiquity. His work as an artist consists chiefly of portraits.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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