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Favre, Jean Françoislocked

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Swiss, 18th century, male.

Born 4 July 1751, in Geneva; died 3 March 1807, in Geneva.

Enameller.

Jean Favre studied enamel painting with the illustrator M.T. Bourrit. In 1772, he went to Paris, where he worked in the studio of the enamel painter Loehr. He became friends with Jacques Thouron, working with him to produce enamels for jewellery, portraits and copies of the old masters. On his return to Geneva, he executed mainly portrait drawings....

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