Baudet, Etienne a French engraver, was born at Blois about 1620, and studied first in Paris. He afterwards went to Rome and adopted the style of Bloemart; His best works are said to approach the style of John Baptist Poilly. He was a member of the Royal Academy of Paris, where he died in 1691. The following are some of his principal sacred works: The Virgin Teaching the Infant Jesus to Read: — The Woman of Samaria:—- Adam and Eve:— The Nativity: — The Communion of the Primitive Christians: — Moses Treading on the Crown of Pharaoh: — Worship of the Golden Calf: — Moses Striking the Rock. See Biog. Universale, s.v.; Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.