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LE BAS, Jacques Philippe (1707 - 1783), Engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LE BAS, Jacques Philippe (1707 - 1783), Engraver, draughtsman

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 8 July 1707, in Paris; died 14 April 1783, in Paris.

Engraver, draughtsman. Religious subjects, historical subjects, genre scenes, portraits, landscapes, topographical views. Coats of arms.

Le Bas was the pupil of Hérisset. He etched and used burin to execute most of his work. He became an academician on 23 February 1734, and exhibited from 1737 to 1781.

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