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CAYLUS, Anne Claude Philippe de Tubières de (1692 - 1765), Engraver, draughtsman, collector

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CAYLUS, Anne Claude Philippe de Tubières de (1692 - 1765), Engraver, draughtsman, collector

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 31 October 1692, in Paris; died 5 September 1765, in Paris.

Engraver, draughtsman, collector.

Son of the Comtesse de Caylus, Anne Claude Philippe de Tubières de Caylus fought in the War of the Spanish Succession, and when peace came he travelled in Italy, Greece and Asia Minor, from which he brought back archaeological treasures collected in his search for the

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