Louis-Gérard Scotin was born in 1690 and he died in 1755. He was a French engraver, member of an engraver’s saga started for his grand-father, Pierre Scotin (c. 1618-Paris, 1681) and followed for his uncle, Gérard Scotin (Antwerp?, 1643-1715).
Louis-Gérard Scotin studied with his uncle, Gérard Scotin or Gérard Jean-Baptiste Scotin I. It exist a real confusion regarding the own familiar descriptions.
He was famous for the genre’ scenes, especially for the engravings presenting the arranged marriages.