Jacques Chéreau (Biographical details)

Jacques Chéreau (publisher/printer; printmaker; French; Male; 1688 - 1776)

Also known as

Chéreau, Jacques; Chéreau le jeune

Address

Rue Saint-Jacques, au Grand Saint-Rémy Rue St Jacques, au Coq (c.1763)

Biography

Engraver and publisher. Younger brother of François I who trained him. Visited England with Dubosc where worked for several years; engraved a portrait of George I after Kneller. After his brother's death stopped engraving in favour of publishing.
His successor at the Coq was a publisher named Charpentier (see sv 1996,0929.1)

Bibliography

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