Audran, Benoit

Audran, Benoit, a French engraver, was born at Lyons in 1661, and was the second son of Germain Audran, from whom he at first received instruction. He afterwards studied under his uncle, the celebrated Gerard Audran. He was a member of the Academy of Painting, and was appointed engraver to the king. He died in 1721. The following are some of his principal religious subjects after various masters: The Baptism of Jesus Christ; The Rape of Dejanira; Moses and the Brazen Serpent; The Saviour with Martha and Mary; St. Paul Preaching at Ephesus; The Elevation of the Cross.

 
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