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CHASTEAU, Guillaume (1635 - 1683), Engraver (burin/etching)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHASTEAU, Guillaume (1635 - 1683), Engraver (burin/etching)

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French, 17th century, male.

Born 18 April 1635, in Orléans (Loiret); died 15 September 1683, in Paris.

Engraver (burin/etching).

Guillaume Chasteau was a pupil of Greuter and of Bloemaert. After a long period in Rome, he returned to Paris and was employed by Colbert. Historical records refer to his 41 plates of Christian theology (after Nicolas Poussin, A. Carrache, P. Berrettini, R. Sanzio, N. Coypel and F.

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