Simon Vouet (Biographical details)

Simon Vouet (printmaker; painter/draughtsman; French; Male; 1590 - 1649)

Also known as

Vouet, Simon

Biography

Painter and etcher. In Italy 1611-27. Brother of Aubin (q.v.). Father-in-law of Michel Dorigny and François Tortebat, who continued his business in publishing plates of his work. For the 1650 printed catalogue of prints they had available, see J.C.Boyer in the 1992 publication of the Colloque Vouet, pp.584-5 and 592-3.
Album of prints after his work at 161*.b.1

Bibliography

W.R.Crelly, 'The paintings of Vouet', New Haven 1962
exh. cat. Grand Palais 1991
Colloque Vouet 0f 1991, papers edited by Stéphane Loire, Paris 1992
(new catalogue being prepared by Arnauld & Barbara Brejon de Lavergnée and colleagues)