Reference Entry

COINY, Jacques Joseph (1761 - 1809), Engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COINY, Jacques Joseph (1761 - 1809), Engraver

Show Summary Details


French, 18th century, male.

Born 19 March 1761, in Versailles; died 28 May 1809, in Paris.


Jacques Coiny studied under Suvée and J.-P. Lebas. He exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1802 to 1806. He is remembered for 34 plates on the saints and mythological or historical subjects, and also for vignettes for the works of Racine, Léonard and La Fontaine.

Reference Entry.  68 words. 

Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.