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LOIR, Alexis (1640 - 1713), Engraver, goldsmith

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LOIR, Alexis (1640 - 1713), Engraver, goldsmith

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French, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1640, in Paris; died 14 April 1713, in Paris.

Engraver, goldsmith.

Alexis Loir was the brother and student of Nicolas Pierre Loir. At first, he followed his father as a painter; then he started engraving and developed a remarkable talent. He was a member of the Academy in Paris in 1678. The print room at the Louvre has five

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