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LANGLOIS, François (1589 - 1647), Engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LANGLOIS, François (1589 - 1647), Engraver

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French, 17th century, male.

Born 12 May 1589, in Chartres; died 14 January 1647, in Paris.


This interesting artist, who was also a bookseller and art-dealer, has been most undeservedly neglected by biographers. He produced engravings that merit the enduring interest of connoisseurs, and had an influence on the artists of his era that seems to us to have gone unrecognised until now. He travelled in

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