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Charles-Nicolas Cochin, the Elder

French engraver

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Employed in Paris to make reproductions after the most distinguished artists of his day. He is noted as one of the best interpreters of Jean-Antoine Watteau, Jean François de Troy, and of Jean-Siméon Chardin. From the 1740s, he mainly made engravings after drawings by his son.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500008603.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Charles-Nicolas Cochin, the Elder:

Charles-Nicolas Cochin after Jean-Antoine Watteau Love in the French Theater (L’Amour au Théâtre François), 1734 Etching and engraving on laid paper
Charles-Nicolas Cochin after Jean-Antoine Watteau Love in the Italian Theater (L’Amour au Théâtre Italien), 1734 Etching and engraving
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