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MARIETTE, Jean (<i>died</i> 1742), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MARIETTE, Jean (died 1742), Painter, engraver

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French, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born in Paris, baptised 22 July 1660; died 21 September 1742, in Paris.

Painter, engraver.

Jean Mariette, the son of Pierre Mariette II and Geneviève Lenoir, demonstrated from an early age a flair for the fine arts. He studied under his brother-in-law, J.-B. Corneille, who taught him drawing, painting and engraving, and Mariette initially focused his efforts on painting. However, when

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