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BONNET, Louis-Marin (1736 - 1793), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BONNET, Louis-Marin (1736 - 1793), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1736, in Paris; died 12 October 1793.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Portraits, genre scenes, animals.

He also used the name Tennob, Bonnet in reverse. A pupil of François and Demarteau, he perfected the process of crayon manner engraving (a printing technique that replicates a crayon); he was the first to introduce two-colour prints and prints that mimicked miniatures and pastels. His

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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