Artist Birthdays September 17 – JEAN-BAPTISTE LE PRINCE

JEAN-BAPTISTE LE PRINCE (Sept. 17, 1734 – Sep. 30, 1781)

  • Nationality: French
  • Field: Painting, printmaking
  • Art Movement: Baroque, Rococo
  • ARTiFact: He is credited with being the first artist (in 1768) to introduce the aquatint technique into his etched and engraved plates.
  • Important Artwork (shown below): Scene From Russian Everyday Life, 1764.

Jean-Baptiste Le Prince. Scene from Russian Everyday Life. 1764.

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