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QUENEDEY, Edme (1756 - 1830), Miniaturist, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
QUENEDEY, Edme (1756 - 1830), Miniaturist, engraver

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 17 December 1756, in Riceys-le-Haut (Aube); died 15 February 1830, in Paris.

Miniaturist, engraver (etching).

Quenedey was a pupil of Devosges. He visited Brussels, Ghent and Hamburg. He is chiefly known for his portraits engraved using the 'physionotrace', a mechanism for transferring profile to paper invented by Chrétien. These include portraits of Madame de Staël, Kreutzen, Rousseau and

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