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LE VEAU, Jean Jacques (1729 - 1785), Engraver (burin)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LE VEAU, Jean Jacques (1729 - 1785), Engraver (burin)

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1729, in Rouen; died 1785, in Paris.

Engraver (burin).

Jean Jacques Le Veau went to Paris at a very early age, where he became one of the able students of J.-P. Le Bas, whose style he adopted. He engraved across all the genres, in particular landscapes after Van der Neer, Mellay, J. Vernet, De La Croix, Berghem, Ruysdael and Aubry, and genre

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