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BOULLE, André Charles (1642 - 1732), Engraver, cabinet maker, marquetry worker

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOULLE, André Charles (1642 - 1732), Engraver, cabinet maker, marquetry worker

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French, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 11 November 1642, in Paris; died 28 February 1732, in Paris.

Engraver, cabinet maker, marquetry worker.

André Boulle lived at the Louvre. Marquetry inlayer and cabinet-maker to the king, he appears in court records as early as 1669. The decoration of the Dauphin's private study in Versailles is generally considered his masterpiece. In addition, he worked at the

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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