Basan, Pierre Francois

Basan, Pierre Francois, a French engraver, was born in Paris, Oct. 23, 1723, and studied under Stephen Fessard and Jean Daulld. In 1767 he was chiefly employed in print-selling, and published a Dictionnaire des Graveurs. He died Jan. 12, 1797. The following is a list of some of his prints: Louis XV, with Diogenes: Cardinal Prince de Rohan: — Bacchus and Ariadne: Christ Breaking the Bread: — The Female Gardener. See Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v. Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.

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