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BOYVIN, René (1525 - 1580), Engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOYVIN, René (1525 - 1580), Engraver, draughtsman

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French, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1525, in Angers; died c. 1580 or 1598, in Rome.

Engraver (burin/etching), draughtsman.

Fontainebleau School (allied to).

René Boyvin first worked at the Mint in Angers, and then moved to Paris. Some biographers have confused the works of this artist with those of Jan de Bray and Robert Broissard, probably because of the similarity of their monograms. He copied a

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