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Mercier, Philip [formerly Philippe] (1691-1760), painter and etcher

John Ingamells

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/18576

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Mercier, Philip [formerly Philippe] (1691-1760), painter and etcher, was born in Berlin, the son of Philippe Mercier, a Huguenot tapestry weaver at the royal factory in that city. 'Reicrem' (his surname in reverse) was sometimes used as a signature on his paintings. He studied in Berlin at the Akademie der ...

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