His Excellency John Duke of Marlborough

Author: Jean Simon

Title: His Excellency John Duke of Marlborough

Period: 18th Century

Date:: c. 1720

Technique: Etching

Dimensions: 35,7 x 25 cm

Registry number: GE-437

Jean Simon

Normandía, 1675

Jean Simon was born in some place in Normandy (A French region) in 1675 and he died in London in 1755. He was an engraver using the burin and the mezzotint’s techniques.

He worked with the burin while he was live in France, but when he moving to England (about 1710) he adopted the mezzotint’s as usual technique for engraving.

He worked for the publisher Goddfrey Kneller in London.

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