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GIRARDET, Abraham (1764 - 1823), Draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GIRARDET, Abraham (1764 - 1823), Draughtsman, engraver

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Swiss, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 30 November 1764, in Le Locle; died 2 January 1823, in Paris.

Draughtsman, engraver (burin).

At the age of 15, Abraham Girardet was already engraving plates for publications edited by his father, the publisher and bookseller Samuel Girardet. In 1783, he went to Paris to train in the studio of the engraver Bénédict Alphonse Nicolet. He worked in Paris until

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