Jacques François Chéreau (Biographical details)

Jacques François Chéreau (publisher/printer; French; Male; 1742 - 1794)

Also known as

Chéreau, Jacques François

Address

Rue Saint-Jacques, aux deux piliers d'or Rue des Mathurins-Saint-Jacques, aux deux piliers d'or (from 1775) Rue des Mathurins près celle de la Sorbonne (1784-1785)

Biography

Printseller and publisher, the major dealer in Paris after Basan in his time. Son of François II and Geneviève Marguerite Chéreau, and reunited the stock of the two branches of the Chéreau family. Sold out to Joubert in 1786; committed suicide in 1794 after his son-in-law was guillotined.

Bibliography

Préaud, pp.83-4
Undated printed catalogue at M.2.1(6)