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MILBERT, Jacques Gérard (1766 - 1840), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MILBERT, Jacques Gérard (1766 - 1840), Painter, engraver

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 18 November 1766, in Paris; died 5 June 1840, in Paris.

Painter, engraver (burin). Landscapes.

Milbert was the pupil of Valenciennes. In 1800 he was designated to be the artist for an expedition to the South Pole. His poor health forced him to stop in Île-de-France, where he spent two years. During this time he amassed the material for

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