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MARVIE, Martin (1713 - 1813), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MARVIE, Martin (1713 - 1813), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Active in Paris.

Born January 1713; died October 1813.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Natural history.

Marvie drew and engraved natural history subjects and, on the invitation of the City of Paris, several views of festivities celebrating the birth of the Duke of Burgundy. His pen drawing Fireworks of Peace on the Seine is in the Louvre.

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