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Janinet, Jean-François (1752 - 1814), printmaker

Madeleine Barbin

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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French printmaker. He was probably apprenticed to his father François Janinet, a gem-engraver from Burgundy. Between c. 1770 and c. 1772 he worked in the studio of louis-marin Bonnet, who had a considerable reputation as an engraver in the crayon manner and pastel manner. Their collaboration continued later with the production of coloured mounts with gilt decorations. Although Janinet began by executing engravings in the crayon manner, his reputation was based on his

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