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French, 17th century, male.

Active in Parisc.1650.

Draughtsman, engraver (etching), print dealer. Religious subjects.

Little is known about Rabasse. He made an engraving representing The Rest on the Flight into Egypt which featured in the exhibition mounted in 2002 at the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Nancy entitled ...

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French, 17th century, male.

Born 22 June 1638, in Bagnolet (Seine), baptised in Paris; died 1670, buried 13 June in Paris.

Engraver, print dealer.

The son of François Ragot the Elder, Ragot engraved religious subjects and portraits, particularly after Simon Vouet and Lebrun. He is known particularly for some very remarkable copies he made of plates by Bolswert, Poutris and Vostermans, after works by Rubens and Van Dyck. The copies are so exact that they are sometimes mistaken for the original proofs. It should be noted that Ragot's father was also an engraver with the name of François. It is highly probable that the work of the two artists has been confused and that the date of death given for the son in fact applies to the father....