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Étienne Fessard

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Étienne Fessard
Died  23 April 1777, Paris, France

Étienne Fessard, a French engraver, was born in Paris in 1714. He was a pupil of Edme Jeaurat, and proved an artist of sufficient merit to be appointed one of the engravers to the king. He died in Paris in 1774. He executed a considerable number of plates, among which are the following:

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Portraits

  • Hortensia Mancini, Duchess of Mazarin; after Ferdinand.
  • Marie Madeleine de Lavergne, Countess de La Fayette; after the same.
  • J. P. de Bougainville, of the French Academy; after C. N. Cochin.
  • The Marquis de Mirabeau; after Van Loo.
  • The Duke de Choiseul; after the same.
  • Subjects after various masters

  • Diana and Actaeon; after Giacomo Bassano; for the Crozat Collection.
  • The Virgin enthroned, with SS. Francis, John, and Catharine; after Correggio.
  • The Holy Family, with St. Charles Borromeo; after Scarsellino.
  • The Four Liberal Arts, personified by Children; four plates ; after C. van Loo.
  • Jupiter and Antiope; after the same. 1758.
  • Herminia armed as Clorinda; after J. B. Pierre.
  • The Birth of Venus; after F. de Troy.
  • Jupiter and Leda; after the same.
  • The Triumph of Galatea; after Bouchardon; etched by Count de Caylus, and finished by Fessard.
  • The Triumph of Bacchus; after the same ; etched by Count de Caylus, and finished by Fessard.
  • The Nativity; after Boucher.
  • A Flemish Festival; after Rubens. 1762.
  • Psyche abandoned by Cupid; after Le Moine.
  • References

    Étienne Fessard Wikipedia


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