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PAPILLON DE LA FERTÉ, Denis Pierre Jean (1727 - 1794), Draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PAPILLON DE LA FERTÉ, Denis Pierre Jean (1727 - 1794), Draughtsman, engraver

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1727, in Châlons-sur-Marne; died 7 September 1794, in Paris, guillotined.

Draughtsman, engraver (etching).

Holding the post of Intendant des Menus Plaisirs (official in charge of royal entertainment) under Louis XVI, he engraved genre subjects and views.

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