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REHN, Jean or Johan Eric (1717 - 1793), Draughtsman, engraver, architect

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
REHN, Jean or Johan Eric (1717 - 1793), Draughtsman, engraver, architect

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Swedish, 18th century, male.

Born 18 May 1717, in Stockholm; died 19 March 1793, in Stockholm.

Draughtsman, engraver (burin), architect.

Jean Rehn travelled widely through Germany, Italy and France. He was first and foremost an architect, and was responsible for introducing the Louis XVI style into Sweden.

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