Allet, Jean Charles
Allet, Jean Charles, a French designer and engraver of portraits, and sacred history, was born in Paris about 1668. He lived many years in Italy, and probably died at Rome in 1732. The following are some of his principal works: The Crucifixion, after Andrea Pozzo: — The Adoration of the Shepherds: — The Virgin Mary and St. Joseph Adoring the Infant Jesus: — The Saviour Brought before Pilate: — Ananias Restoring Sight to St. Paul: — The Vision of St. Paul. The last two are considered Allet's best works on historical subjects.