Dupérac, Étienne
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Also Du Pérac; French artist, architect and antiquarian. Born Paris c. 1535, died March 1604. Trained as a landscape painted and engraver in Venice; member of the circle of Giovanni Battista Angolo del Moro there [11. 39]; at Rome from 1559, then worked in France from 1578 to his death.

Professional career

Nothing is known of D.’s family. He came to Rome in 1559, working first in the workshop of Antonio Lafreri as an engraver. Through Gabriele Faërno, he made contact with Onofrio Panvinio, who became his mai…

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Heenes, Volker, “Dupérac, Étienne”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 22 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00195>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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