Étienne-Jehandier Desrochers

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Étienne-Jehandier Desrochers (1668, Lyon – 1741, Paris) was an 18th-century French engraver best known for his small portraits[1] of his contemporaries.

Some Engravings[edit]

  • Collection of engravings in London[2]
  • John Theophilus Desaguliers[3]
  • "Portrait of John Law, half-length, head turned to the right, with unrolled parchment in left hand; within oval. 1720"[4]
  • "Danae, sprawling semi-nude on a richly draped bed… (1700-1702"[5]
  • "Prince Eugene of Savoy, head-and-shoulders portrait..."[6]

Main illustrated books[edit]

  • Jean de La Fontaine, Fables choisies, Paris & La Haye, chez Henry Van Bulderen, marchand libraire dans le Pooten, à l'enseigne de Mezeray, 1688 [?].
  • Nicolas de La Mare, Traité de la police, Paris, Jean & Pierre Cot, 1705-1719 ; rééd. chez Michel Brunet, 1722.
  • Nicolas Malebranche, De la recherche de la vérité..., Paris, chez Michel David, 1712.
  • Abbé de Bellegarde, De l'Imitation de Jésus-Christ, traduction nouvelle, plus ample que toutes les précédentes..., Paris, Imprimerie de Jacques Collombat, 1725.
  • Évrard Titon du Tillet, Le Parnasse françois, Paris, imprimerie de Jean-Baptiste Coignard fils, 1732.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The portraits are typically enclosed by an oval, and are about 10cm by 15 cm in size
  2. ^ "Étienne Jehandier Desrochers (1668-1741), Engraver: Artist associated with 21 portraits". National Portrait Gallery: Collections. National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, London, WC2H 0HE. Retrieved 15 February 2017. 
  3. ^ "Jean-Théophile Desaguliers. Line engraving by E. Desrochers, ca. 1720.". Wellcome Library. Wellcome Trust. Retrieved 15 February 2017. 
  4. ^ "M. Jean Law / Recueil de portraits". The British Museum: Collections online. Trustees of the British Museum. Retrieved 15 February 2017. 
  5. ^ "Danae, sprawling semi-nude on a richly draped bed is visited by Jupiter in the guise of a golden rain; a naked winged cupid sitting beside her; two putti, dipping the tip of an arrow in poison, at the foot of the bed". The British Museum: Collections online. Trustees of the British Museum. Retrieved 15 February 2017. 
  6. ^ "François [E]ugene de savoye chevlier de lordre de la toison d'or genl de l'armee de l'empereur en Italie né 18 Oct. 1663 / Ka. P. gravé par E. Desrochers et sevent chés lui a Paris rue S. Jacque au Mecenas.". Library of Congress: Photos, Prints, Drawings. United States Congress. Retrieved 15 February 2017. 
  • "Proceedings of the Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture (1648-1793)" published by Anatole de Montaiglon from the original records kept at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, BSHAF, Paris, J. Baur, 1875-1892

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