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DREVET, Pierre (1663 - 1738), Engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DREVET, Pierre (1663 - 1738), Engraver

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French, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 20 July 1663, in Loire-sur-Rhône (Lyons); died 9 August 1738, in Paris.


Initially Pierre Drevet was a pupil of German Audran in Lyons, but then went to Paris to finish training under Gérard. He acquired the latter's handling of feature and solidity of drawing but added a touch of grace and mellowness that recalls the interpretation of a Robert

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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