Étienne Delaune (Biographical details)

Étienne Delaune (sculptor/medallist; goldsmith/metalworker; French; Male; c.1518 - 1583)

Also known as

Delaune, Étienne; Stephanus

Biography

Signed work Stephanus or S. Goldsmith and engraver for the Mint and of ornaments. b. Milan, in France by 1536; as protestant in Strasbourg from 1570s till shortly before his death. Earliest dated prints 1561.

Bibliography

R.-D. IX (by Duplessis) 443 nos.
G.A.Wanklyn in BSHAF 1990, pp.9-16
Christophe Pollet, 'Les gravures d'ED', 2 vols, 1995 (thesis, copy in BM)
J.Whiteley in Ashmolean catalogue of French drawings, 1996
V.Auclair in in Henri Zerner and Marc Bayard (eds), 'Renaissance en France, renaissance française?', Paris 2009, pp.143-57 (on whether he designed his etchings)