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LAVIEILLE, Jacques Adrien (1818 - 1862), Engraver (wood)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LAVIEILLE, Jacques Adrien (1818 - 1862), Engraver (wood)

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 11 January 1818, in Paris; died 16 July 1862, in Paris.

Engraver (wood).

Jacques Adrien Lavieille was the older brother of the painter Eugène Lavieille and one of the finest wood engravers of the 1830 school. His friends and relations set him alongside the Barbizon masters. An upholsterer's son, his artistic talent gained him a place at the École des Beaux-Arts, where

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