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TORTEBAT, François (1616 - 1690), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
TORTEBAT, François (1616 - 1690), Painter, engraver

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French, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1616, in Paris; died 4 June 1690, in Paris.

Painter, engraver (etching).

François Tortebat was the pupil and son-in-law of Simon Vouet. He was a portrait artist of some note. He was made a member of the Académie in 1663 on the strength of his portrait of Simon Vouet. He was also an able engraver in a style reminiscent of Michel

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