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CHÉREAU, Jacques (1688 - 1776), Engraver, print dealer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHÉREAU, Jacques (1688 - 1776), Engraver, print dealer

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 29 October 1688, in Blois; died 1 December 1776, in Paris.

Engraver, print dealer.

Jacques Chéreau was brother to François Chéreau, under whom he studied. In England, he engraved King George I's portrait from Sir Godfrey Kneller's painting. Other works he is known for include a portrait of Bishop Colbert of Montpellier after Raoux, and one of Louis XV's Queen, Mary

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