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Charles-Nicolas Cochin, II

French engraver, draftsman, and art theorist

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Cochin, like his father, was employed in Paris to make reproductions after the most distinguished artists of his time. In addition to his activities as an engraver, draftsman, and writer on the theory of art, Cochin enjoyed an illustrious public career as Secrétaire Perpétuel of the Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture. This prolific and influential artist was extremely well-connected in artistic circles and received many important commissions.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500021138.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Charles-Nicolas Cochin, II:

Martin Marvie and Jean Ouvrier after Charles-Nicolas Cochin II Perspective View of the Decoration on the Terrace of the Palace of Versailles for the Illumination and Fireworks Display on the Occasion of the Birth of Monseigneur le Duc de Bourgogne, 30 December 1751, 1751 Etching and engraving
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