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JEAURAT, Étienne (1699 - 1789), Painter, draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
JEAURAT, Étienne (1699 - 1789), Painter, draughtsman, illustrator

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 9 February 1699, in Vermenton, near Auxerre; died 14 December 1789, in Versailles.

Painter, draughtsman, illustrator. Mythological subjects, portraits, genre scenes, interiors with figures.

Étienne Jeaurat was orphaned very young. His brother, the engraver Edme Jeaurat, who was 10 years older, entrusted him to Nicolas Vleughel, a friend of Watteau. The latter's influence can be detected in several of

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