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Edme Jeaurat

1688 Vermenton – 1738 Paris

The engraver and publisher Edme Jeaurat was apprenticed to Bernard Picart. In 1722 he married Marie Leclerc, the sister of the painter Sébastien II Leclerc, after whose models he fre­quently made engravings. Jeaurat was a respected reproductive engraver and much in demand. He worked after Mignard, Poussin, Vleughels and other notable masters of his time.