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CHAUVEAU, François (1613 - 1676), Miniaturist, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHAUVEAU, François (1613 - 1676), Miniaturist, engraver

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French, 17th century, male.

Born 10 May 1613, in Paris; died 3 February 1676, in Paris.

Miniaturist, engraver.

[not available online]Mariette speaks of this artist's fertile imagination. He was indeed extremely prolific, and much of his output is genuinely original. Chauveau studied under La Hire. On 14 April 1663 he became an academician, and was later appointed a councillor.

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