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MACRET, Charles François Adrien or André (1751 - 1789), Engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MACRET, Charles François Adrien or André (1751 - 1789), Engraver

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 2 May 1751, in Abbeville; died 24 December 1789, in Paris.


Charles Macret was a student of Auguste de St Aubin, Lebas and N.G. Dupuis. He engraved genre and historical subjects and portraits. Macret was also an accomplished draughtsman; his landscapes are particularly charming and reveal a meticulous study of nature.

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