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COCHIN, Charles-Nicolas, the Elder (1688 - 1754), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COCHIN, Charles-Nicolas, the Elder (1688 - 1754), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 29 April 1688, in Paris; died 5 July 1754, in Paris.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Portraits.

Charles-Nicolas Cochin came from a long line of engravers hailing from Troyes. Until the age of 22, he worked with paints, but thereafter devoted his energies to engraving. He became a member of the Académie on 31 August 1731. This artist's etchings have an

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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