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JANINET, Jean François (1752 - 1814), Engraver, reproductions engraver, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
JANINET, Jean François (1752 - 1814), Engraver, reproductions engraver, illustrator

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1752, in Paris; died 1 November 1814, in Paris.

Engraver (mezzotint/aquatint), reproductions engraver, illustrator. Mythological subjects, genre scenes, portraits, landscapes, animals.

Jean-François Janinet, the son of an engraver of semi-precious stones who lived in the Rue St-Germain, near the Grenier à Sel, probably started to study drawing with his father. He then became a pupil of Bachelier, and

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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