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ID: 500015026
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500015026

 
Record Type: Person
Bérain, Jean, the elder (French designer, architect, and engraver, 1640-1711)

Note: Credited with being one of the creators of the Louis XIV style. A collection of his engraved designs was published in Paris in 1711. French artist. Comment on works: Engraver; Draughtsman; Decorator

Names:
Bérain, Jean, the elder (preferred,V,index)
Jean Bérain the Elder (V,display)
Berain, Jean Louis (V)
Bérain, Jean, I (V)
Bérain, Jean (V)
Berain, Jean (V)
Berain, Jean, I (V)
Berain the Elder, Jean (V)
Jean Bérain (V)
Berain (LU,U)
Bérain le vieux (LU,U)
Berein (LU,U)
Berrain (LU,U)

Nationalities:
French (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
designer
ornamentist
printmaker
engraver (printmaker)
architect
court artist  ....  for Louis XIV, from ca. 1667

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Saint-Mihiel (Grand Est, France) (inhabited place)
Died:  Paris (Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Paris (Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
influenced ....  Decker, Paul, the elder  
....................  (German architect, printmaker, and designer, 1677-1713) [500006135]
parent by marriage (in-law) of ....  Thuret, Jacques-Augustin  
....................................................  (French clockmaker, 1669-1739) [500052654]
parent of ....  Bérain, Jean, the younger  
................  (French printmaker, 1674-1726) [500084459]
related to (familial) ....  Boulle, André-Charles, the elder  
......................................  (French ébéniste, 1642-1732) [500029110]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Bérain, Jean, the elder (I)

Biographies:
(French designer, architect, and engraver, 1640-1711) ..... [VP Preferred]
(French artist, 1637-1711) ..... [WCP]
(French, 1640-1711) ..... [JPGM]
(French, 1637-1711) ..... [GRLPSC]
(French printmaker, 1640-1711) ..... [BHA]
(French artist, 1637-1711) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(French artist, 1637-1711) ..... [AVERY]
(French artist, 1640-1711) ..... [PROV]
(French designer, 1640-1711) ..... [Grove Art]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Berain ........ [PROV]
...............  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Berain, Jean ........ [JPGM Preferred]
..........................  Getty Museum, Authority file (2003-)
Bérain, Jean ........ [AVERY Preferred, PROV Preferred, VP]
..........................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..........................  Fleming, Penguin Dictionary of Decorative Arts (1989) 84
..........................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Bérain, Jean, I ........ [VP]
...............................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Berain, Jean, I ........ [Grove Art Preferred, VP]
...............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
...............................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 4 Oct 2002
Berain, Jean Louis ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.....................................  Artnet [online] (2003-)
.....................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
.....................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Bérain, Jean, the elder ........ [PROV, VP Preferred, WL-Courtauld]
............................................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986)
............................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Bérain le vieux ........ [PROV]
.............................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Berain the Elder, Jean ........ [WCP Preferred]
...........................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
Berein ........ [PROV]
...............  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Berrain ........ [PROV]
.................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Jean Bérain ........ [AVERY, VP]
........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Jean Bérain the Elder ........ [VP]
.........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, Gallery Systems, GRLPA, Grove Art, JPGM, PROV, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Artnet [online] (2003-)
....................  Balteau et al., Dictionnaire de biographie française (1933-)
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Fleming, Penguin Dictionary of Decorative Arts (1989) 84
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n87814614
....................  Getty Museum, Authority file (2003-)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 4 October 2002; accessed 4 Oct 2002
....................  Herluison, Actes d'État-civil d'Artistes Français (1873)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n87814614
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986)
....................  ULAN on the Web, July 9, 1999
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, PROV, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Fleming, Penguin Dictionary of Decorative Arts (1989) 84
.......... Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
.......... ULAN on the Web, July 9, 1999
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