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LEQUEU, Jean Jacques (1757 - 1825), Architect, architectural draughtsman, cartographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LEQUEU, Jean Jacques (1757 - 1825), Architect, architectural draughtsman, cartographer

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1757, in Rouen; died c. 1825.

Architect, architectural draughtsman, cartographer.

Jean Jacques Lequeu only had the chance to build two 'folies' (follies), in the Rouen area. His other architectural projects never got further than the drawing board, in the four volumes of wash drawings he bequeathed to the Bibliothèque Royale in 1824-25, now in the Cabinet des Estampes (Prints

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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