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RIGAUD, Jacques (1681 - 1754), Draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RIGAUD, Jacques (1681 - 1754), Draughtsman, engraver

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French, 18th century, male.

Born c. 1681, in Marseilles; died 1754, in Paris.

Draughtsman, engraver.

[not available online]Jacques Rigaud is often confused by biographers with his brother Jean. Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers mistakenly combines them with Hyacinthe Rigaud: he gives Jacques the first name Jean, making him the father of his nephew Jean-Baptiste and, along with Basan, Huber and Rost, Nagler and Charles Le

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