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RAVENET, Simon François, the Elder (1706 - 1774), Engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RAVENET, Simon François, the Elder (1706 - 1774), Engraver

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1706, in Paris; died 2 April 1774, in London.


Simon François Ravenet the Elder was a student of J.-P. Le Bas. Having worked successfully in Paris, he went to live in London in around 1750. He exhibited there from 1760 and was a member of the Society of Artists and an associate of the Royal Academy. Tradition has it that he

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