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DREVET, Pierre Imbert (1697 - 1739), Engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DREVET, Pierre Imbert (1697 - 1739), Engraver

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 22 June 1697, in Paris; died 27 April 1739, in Paris.


The son and pupil of Pierre Drevet, the excellent training he received from his father and his own abilities enabled Pierre Imbert Drevet to gain a reputation as one of the best engravers of his time while still very young. His portraits, particularly those of Bossuet (after Rigaud), which he

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