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Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Title: Jean Denys Barbieé du Bocage Geograph des Franz. Ministeriums der auswärtigen Angelegenheiten.
Published in: Hanau, ca. 1803
Size: 5.5 x 3.5 inches.
14.0 x 9.0 cm.

Condition: In good condition. Dark impression.
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Stipple engraved portrait of Jean Denis Barbie du Bocage (1760 - 1825), probably engraved by Conrad Westermayr.
Jean Denys Barbieé was a French cartographer active in Paris during late 18th and early 19th centuries. Jean Denis was trained as a cartographer and engraver in the workshops of mapmaking legend J. B. B. d'Anville.
At some point Jean Denis held the post of Royal Librarian of France and it was through is associations with d'Anville that the d'Anville collection of nearly 9000 maps was acquired by French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Conrad Conrad Westermayr (1765 – 1834) was painter and engraver. The son of a goldsmith, he is said to have made miniatures and pastels on parchment at the Hanauer Zeichenakademie before studying at Kassel and Weimar, where he learned engraving under Lips and taught his future wife, née Christiane Henriette Dorothea Stötzer (1772–1841). He completed his training making copies in Dresden, and travelling to Italy. He returned to Hanau in 1807. More than 500 plates engraved by him are in the museum in his home town.

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ANONYMOUS - Jean Denys Barbieé du Bocage Geograph des Franz. Ministeriums der auswärtigen Angelegenheiten.

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