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JACOBÉ, Johann (1733 - 1797), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
JACOBÉ, Johann (1733 - 1797), Painter, engraver

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German, 18th century, male.

Born 1733, in Vienna; died 1797, in Vienna.

Painter, engraver (burin/mezzotint).

Initially, Jacobé trained as a painter, but then took up engraving under the direction of Schmutzer. In 1779 he went to London to finish his training, and during his time there he produced a number of engravings from Sir Joshua Reynolds and George Romney. On his return to Vienna, he produced further

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