Beauvarlet, Jacques Firmin
French, 18th century, male.
Born 25 September 1731, in Abbeville; died 7 December 1797, in Abbeville.
Draughtsman, engraver (etching/burin), print publisher.
He came to Paris when he was very young, and trained with Charles Dupuis and Laurent Cars. He quickly earned a reputation as a skilled engraver. His work is characterised by fine, fluid, deft strokes of the burin. He was granted the title of Engraver to the King and, on ...