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Cars, Laurentlocked

(b Lyon, May 28, 1699; d Paris, April 14, 1771).
  • Véronique Meyer

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French printmaker, print publisher and print-seller. Early in his life his family removed to Paris. His father, Jean-François Cars (1661–1730), an engraver and publisher, was his first teacher. He next studied painting under Joseph Christophe (1662–1748) and François Lemoyne and then completed his studies in engraving under ...

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