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Baron, Bernard (1696-1762), engraver

Sheila O'Connell

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/1494
Baron, Bernard (1696-1762), engraver


Baron, Bernard (1696-1762), engraver, was born in Paris, the son of Laurent Baron, an engraver, and his wife, Françoise Aveline. He studied under his stepfather, Nicolas-Henri Tardieu. Baron was one of a number of French artists who settled in London in the early eighteenth century and who played an enormous ...

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