French designer, ornamentalist and engraver. The Berain family moved to Paris c. 1644. Berain’s father, also called Jean Berain, and his uncle Claude Berain were master gunsmiths. In 1659 Berain published a series of designs for the decoration of arms, Diverses pièces très utiles pour les arquebuzières...
Jérôme de la Gorce
M. Hamilton-Phillips and R. P. Maccubbin
Term applied primarily to decorative arts produced in The Netherlands and England during the reign (1689–1702) of William III and Mary II (