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MARTINET, François Nicolas (<i>born</i> 1731), Illustrator, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MARTINET, François Nicolas (born 1731), Illustrator, engraver

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French, 18th century, male.

Active in Paris c. 1760.

Born 1731.

Illustrator, engraver. Natural history (birds).

The brother of Angélique Martinet. Among other works, he engraved plates for History and Description of Paris (Histoire et Description de Paris), 3 volumes, dated 1779-1781, Ornithology (Ornithologie), by Mathurin Brisson, dated 1760, and 1008 plates, cloured by hand, for Buffon's Natural History of Birds (Histoire Naturelle

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