French, 18th century, male.
Born 3 August 1793, in Paris; died 10 June 1855, in Neuilly-sur-Seine.
Engraver, medallist, draughtsman. Coins, banknotes, postage stamps, seals.
Barre was apprenticed at the age of twelve to a carver, foundry worker and gilder. Four years later, he was drafted into the fire service in Paris, where he worked until ...