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CHATELAIN, Jean Baptiste Claude (1710 - 1771), Draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHATELAIN, Jean Baptiste Claude (1710 - 1771), Draughtsman, engraver

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French, 18th century, male.

Born c. 1710, in Paris; died c. 1771, in Paris.

Draughtsman, engraver. Landscapes, landscapes with figures.

Le Blanc claims that Jean Chatelain was born in London. He was a soldier and fought in Flanders as an officer, but his interest in the arts led him to abandon a military career. Chatelain's talent lay in landscapes, and he reproduced the work of

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