Bazin, Nicolas a French engraver, was born at Troyes, in Champagne, in 1636, studied under Claude Mellan, and established himself at Paris as an engraver and print-seller. He died about 1706. The following. are some of his principal religious works: The Portrait of the Virgin; The Annunciation; Christ Crowned with Thorns; The Crucifixion; St. Jerome and St. Peter (two plates). See Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.