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DREVET, Claude (1697 - 1781), Engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DREVET, Claude (1697 - 1781), Engraver

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 23 April 1697, in Lyons, in 1710 according to some sources; died 23 December 1781, in Paris, in 1768 according to some sources.


A nephew and pupil of Pierre Drevet, Claude Drevet continued the family tradition. His portraits have a fluidity and firmness of feature that confirm his reputation within the tradition of French engraving. Like his uncle and cousin, he

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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